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The Broken Nation of Mexico

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On October 14, 2021
The murder by a combination of politicians and gangs of 43 students training to be teachers in 2014 rocked Mexico to its core. To millions of Mexicans, it was the final nail in the coffin of believing the government would ever do anything right. To have politicians working with the cartels to torture and kill […]
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Well this is certainly interesting: Every now and then, there is something new under the sun. This month, it’s a pro-worker trade policy—a first for the federal government in at least 40 years. This notable turn began on May 11, when the AFL-CIO, SEIU, and a Mexican union lodged a complaint against multiple auto parts […]
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Mexico’s Environmental Racism

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On February 22, 2021
We don’t often think of Afro-Mexicans, but they very much exist, especially along both the Gulf and Pacific coasts. And they face significant discrimination within a quite racist Mexico. That racism includes environmental racism, as Jayson Porter explores: Similar to the United States, Mexico is also at a moment of reckoning when it comes to […]
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When racists talk about “protecting our borders” and stopping immigrants from coming to the U.S., it’s the biggest act of intentional self-denial and ignorance in history. Nearly every reason for migration from Mexico and Central America is directly related to the United States, even if the U.S. is not wholly responsible. When we dump our […]
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