Obama Loosening of Arms Export Controls Could Be a Boon to Smugglers

Escrito por  |  6 / October / 2013

In the near future, smugglers will likely have an easier time of it due to the Obama administration’s plans to dramatically loosen U.S. arms export controls.

Oct. 5 “Day of Dignity”–Under threat of deportations, immigrants can’t wait

Escrito por  |  4 / October / 2013

As immigrant communities and supporters of common-sense and justice-driven immigration policy reform, we are inspired by a commitment to respect and dignity into our national debate about immigrant communities and immigration policy reform. But we also recognize a moral imperative to bring to denounce aggressive enforcement practices that have devastated nearly 2 million immigrant households.

Tribunal Denounces Privatization, Pollution and Plundering of Mexico’s Water

Escrito por  |  27 / September / 2013

Representatives from affected communities and environmental organizations denounced that the Mexican government has caused pollution, deterioration of watershed and clean water scarcity.

Popular Resistance Rises to Mexico’s Neoliberal Reforms

Escrito por  |  19 / September / 2013

Four interviewees spoke on the impact of the education, labor, energy and fiscal neoliberal reforms launched by President Enrique Pena Nieto. The opposition faces a challenge of coming together and finding new ways of expressing itself.

Women in the Teachers’ Movement: A Lesson in Resistance

Escrito por  |  13 / September / 2013

Women in the Mexican teachers’ movement describe why they are protesting, the conditions they face in their communities and classrooms and the urgent need for democratic change.

Protesting Mexican Teachers’ Vow “This Will Not End Here”

Escrito por  |  10 / September / 2013

On September 1, day of the State of the Union Address by president Enrique Peña Nieto, thousands of teachers went on the street to protest against the education reform.

It’s about time to tell NAFTA environment ministers to boost media outreach

Escrito por  |  6 / September / 2013

Journalists can´t overlook the potential of the Commission for Environmental Cooperation, whose Joint Public Advisory Committee hearings are accessible via webcast on Oct. 17 and 18.