On Tuesday, May 29,
over 150 people, mainly workers and trade unionists filled a hall in the
Workers' University of Mexico to hear Alan Woods speaking on Venezuela and
the Latin American revolution. The ideas he outlined connected immediately with
the mood of Mexican workers and youth after the tumultuous events of last year
when millions mobilise against electoral fraud.
Thursday May 24 the supporters of the Mexican Marxist Tendency Militante and
the Frederick Engels Foundation in Puebla organized a very successful public
meeting to launch the book Bolshevism: the Road to Revolution.
Just six months after Calderon assumed the
presidency and the anti-fraud movement and the APPO were defeated, the
situation in Mexico
is heating up again. The previous showdown over the elections and the
revolutionary struggle in Oaxaca
solved nothing. The bourgeois, foolishly, perhaps believed that the working
class was finished, and that the struggle was over. They will not be able to
maintain that opinion any longer.
received the following appeal from the comrades of
Militante in Oaxaca about the arrest of David Venegas, a councillor of the Popular Assembly of the People of Oaxaca.
We appeal to all readers to show their
solidarity with the comrade and demand his immediate release.
Hundreds of thousands gathered once again in the Zocalo Square in Mexico City on November 20 to celebrate the swearing in of the real winner of the presidential election, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador. The movement in Mexico is revealing a resilience and determination to go on. All the conditions for revolution exist, if only the leaders would take advantage of these.