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Mexico on the Eve of AMLO – “So Far from God and So Close to the United States”

    Mexico on the Eve of AMLO – “So Far from God and So Close to the United States”

The full quote by Porfirio Díaz is: “Poor Mexico, so far from God and so close to the United States.” Mexican President Díaz (1876-1880 and 1884-1911) got it at least half right. Mexico has suffered in the shadow of the Colossus of the North, but Mexico is not poor. Mexico is rich in many ways,…

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Warnings Mount That Trump’s NAFTA 2.0 is Just Another ‘Corporate Giveaway’

    Warnings Mount That Trump’s NAFTA 2.0 is Just Another ‘Corporate Giveaway’

Environmentalists on Monday slammed President Donald Trump’s replacement for the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), with Food & Water Watch executive director Wenonah Hauter warning that it “would enshrine and globalize Trump’s deregulatory zealotry into a trade pact that would outlast the administration and imperil future efforts to protect consumers, workers, and the environment.” Presented…

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What’s Behind the Central American Refugee Caravan Heading to the US Border?

    What’s Behind the Central American Refugee Caravan Heading to the US Border?

On Saturday, March 31, President Donald Trump angrily tweeted that the Mexican government is laughing at the United States by doing nothing to stop Central American migrants from crossing Mexican territory to get to the U.S. He stated that this puts an end to all efforts to find a solution for DACA beneficiaries in the U.S. He…

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International Peoples’ Tribunal successfully indicts Philippines government

    International Peoples’ Tribunal successfully indicts Philippines government

Washington, DC – In the Philippines, there is a mounting crisis of human rights abuses against indigenous people, labor and community activists at the hands of the armed forces. Victims

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