Stop the Wars at Home and Abroad!

DeSantis Declares War on Mexico

by Charles Pierson, published on CounterPunch, August 29, 2023 There’s a new sheriff in town and he’s going into Mexico with both six-guns blazin’. Asked during the first Republican presidential primary debate on August 23 whether he would send US Special Forces across the US-Mexican border to interdict fentanyl smuggling, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis barked: “YES, and I will do it on ‘Day[…]

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Mexico’s AMLO Announces Campaign Against US Blockade of Cuba

by Ben Norton, published on Geopolitical Economy, February 13, 2023 President Andrés Manuel López Obrador announced Mexico will lead an international movement to end the US government’s “inhumane” blockade against Cuba. Praising Fidel Castro as a “visionary”, AMLO denounced neoliberalism and pledged support for universal public healthcare and education. Mexico’s progressive President Andrés Manuel López Obrador announced that his country[…]

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Perú, Argentina, México: Lessons of Coups and ‘Lawfare’ in Latin America

by John Catalinotto, published on Workers World, December 13, 2022 Coup in Perú Dec. 7. “Lawfare” in Argentina Dec. 6. Confrontation in Mexico Nov. 27. In the past few weeks, Latin America’s reactionary elites, junior partners of U.S. and world imperialism, have challenged leftist elected officials in these three countries. These events illustrate what Karl Marx and V. I. Lenin[…]

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US in Latin America: Interference, Extortion and Blackmail in Times of Global Reconfiguration

by Jorge Elbaum, published on Resumen English, August 24, 2022 The disordered and brutal intentionality of the United States to control the political, economic, communicational, military and cultural orientations of Latin America is linked to the loss of its relevance in the region. Last Thursday, the U.S. Ambassador to Argentina, Marc Stanley, arrogated to himself the right to give his[…]

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Call Me – Washington’s Generosity

by Isaac Saney and Cheryl LaBash, published on Socialist Action, August 11, 2022 While various countries such as Mexico and Venezuela were concretely assisting Cuba in overcoming the unprecedented disastrous fire consuming the Mantanzas oil storage facility, the United States cynically sat on its hands, instead asking Havana to call them. As Mexico, for example, sent 16 flights with over[…]

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AMLO Is Trying to Free Mexico and Latin America from the US’s Imperial Grip

by Medea Benjamin, published on Resumen English, June 23, 2022 President Andrés Manuel López Obrador is wildly popular among Mexicans at home and abroad. It’s not just because of his domestic policies: AMLO is also playing a key role in challenging US dominance in Latin America. When Mexican president Andrés Manuel López Obrador traveled to Washington, DC, on July 12,[…]

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The Pink Tide Surges in Latin America

by Roger D. Harris, published on Resumen English, July 13, 2022 While the political balance between progressive and reactionary states south of the Rio Grande continues to tip to the left, even the corporate press pronounced Biden’s June Summit of the Americas meeting in Los Angeles a flop. Most recently, Colombia elected its first left-leaning president, following similar victories in[…]

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The Hypocrisy of the ‘Diplomatic Boycott’ of the 2022 Beijing Olympics

by Charles Xu, from Globetrotter, February 2, 2022 Which human rights matter enough to put politics above sports? For decades, the United States and its European allies have gotten to decide the answer at their convenience. On February 4, the 2022 Winter Olympics are set to open in Beijing. With this, the Chinese capital will become the first city to[…]

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