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Mexico: Socialism or Barbarism? - part two

Written by Carlos Ricardo Marquez, Izquierda Socialista, Mexico Tuesday, 12 May 2015
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ayotzinapa-marchOne response against the robbery by the capitalists and the cartels has been the arming of the people, above all in the rural areas. In Michoacán, the exactions by the Knights Templar cartel have become as unbearable as the overall violence, with the entrance on the scene of these narco-thug groups, many of them deserters from the state armed forces. One of the things making this situation unbearable has been the onset of the practice of entering people's homes in order to rape women, pushing popular tolerance over the edge.

 

Mexico: Socialism or Barbarism? - part one

Written by Carlos Ricardo Marquez, Izquierda Socialista, Mexico Monday, 11 May 2015
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guerrero-revolutionOver the past couple of years Peña Nieto's government in Mexico has taken giant steps in carrying out reforms which the big bourgeoisie for a long time could only dream of. It presented itself as an unstoppable government which the workers' movement could not confront in a serious manner. But decades of such attacks and struggles have led to a build-up of pressure below the surface that constitutes a great challenge to the system and the regime that supports it. A feeling that things are not going well and that we must act to radically transform the system is taking root in Mexican society.

 

Mexico: Freedom to the arrested of the #26FebMx!

Written by La Izquierda Socialista Saturday, 28 February 2015
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rrrOn 26 February the 2015, the Ninth International day of Action for Ayotzinapa took place. Thousands of people, mainly students, took to the streets of Mexico City in order to demand the return of the 43 students that went missing on 26 September 2014 in Iguala, Guerrero. Five months have passed and the versions of the events, told by the Mexican federal government have all shown to fall apart under scrutiny.

   

Mexico: New evidence proves the state is responsible for the disappeared students

Written by Jorge Martin Tuesday, 06 January 2015
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ayotzinapa-latuffThree months after the police attack on teacher training students in Guerrero, Mexico, which left 6 people dead and 43 disappeared, more details are emerging which cast even more doubts on the official version of events and the level of complicity of the state in the affair.

 

Mexico: "We are determined to change this country."

Written by Alan Woods Thursday, 27 November 2014
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ayotzinapa-thThe violent abduction and disappearance of 43 students in the state of Guerrero in September has plunged Mexico into a deep social and political crisis. The case of the Ayotzinapa students has brought the masses onto the streets and convulsed the presidency of Enrique Peña Nieto.

   

México: anger over disappeared Ayotzinapa students refuses to go away

Written by Jorge Martin and Ubaldo Oropeza Wednesday, 19 November 2014
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ayotzinapa-thIt is now seven weeks since the police attacked students from the Ayotzinapa teacher training college and then kidnapped 43 of the survivors and handed them over to a drug cartel. The brutal incident in the town of Iguala, Guerrero, acted as the proverbial last straw, opening up a wave of mass protests which continues to grow and spread.

 

Mexico: anger over kidnapped students nears boiling point

Written by Jorge Martin Thursday, 23 October 2014
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ayotzinapa-latuff-thYesterday hundreds of thousands marched in Mexico city and tens of thousands more in dozens of other cities across Mexico to protest at the kidnapping of 43 student-teachers from Ayotzinapa. They were clear in pointing the finger squarely at the Mexican state. The actions were part of a widespread nationwide 48 hour student strike which continues today.

   

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