In More Than a Wall / Más que un Muro, labor journalist David Bacon offers a politically rich, bilingual compilation of photographs and oral histories. Corporations know no borders, while they rely on the US-Mexico border to keep wages low...
México Solidarity Project/Liberation Road
Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador's (AMLO) recent visit to the US stirred a great deal of media reaction in the US and México. To appreciate what AMLO and Morena are attempting to do, here are factors the Left, needs to consider.
"The maquiladora industry has never cared about the health of its operators, just its profits. Their production lines must not stop, and in the best colonial tradition, Uncle Sam has pressured Mexico to keep the assemblers operating..."
What follows is a chronology of both the physical fortification of the U.S.-Mexico boundary and the psychic investment in such a fortification -- the fantasy, chased by both Democrats and Republicans for more than half a century...
The Posse Comitatus Act forbids the willful use of “any part of the Army or the Air Force as a posse comitatus or otherwise to execute the laws.” It has been applied as well to the Navy and Marine Corps.
The U.S. media got the historic election of Andrés Manuel López Obrador all wrong. The winner by a landslide was Andrés Manuel López Obrador, a socialist reformer and unabashed champion of the working class. It’s a hugely significant turn of events.