Ricardo Valdez Ponce left his house late Friday night in his hometown of Matamoros, Tamaulipas to board a bus for the 15-hour journey to Mexico City in order to take part, the next day, in the mass demonstration called by President Andrés Manuel López Obrador, known widely as “AMLO,” in defense of Mexican national sovereignty. “I do it with great pleasure because we’ve never had a president like… Source Source / Read More: 500,000 Rally in Support of Mexican President and Against US Intervention
Biden Admin Needs to Confront GOP’s and Its Own Immigration Policy Failures
It’s no secret that Republicans relentlessly exploit the issue of immigration during campaign season to activate their white nationalist base to vote. But they took their rhetoric one step further before the last midterm elections by deploying a strategy of bussing migrants to states controlled by Democrats, using human beings as pawns to foment chaos and advance the “crisis” narrative they count… Source Source / Read More: Biden Admin Needs to Confront GOP’s and Its Own Immigration Policy Failures
Uvalde Students Fought for Desegregation in 1970s. Now Let’s Rise Up for Them.
Communities of Mexican origin and others throughout the United States, in Mexico and beyond, are mobilizing in solidarity with the suffering of the community of Uvalde, Texas. This includes student walkouts at more than 200 schools on May 26 in the first wave of a renewed national movement for rational gun control measures led by survivors and families of previous mass shootings in Parkland, Florida, and elsewhere. The horrific slaughter in Uvalde of 19 students and of two heroic teachers who died seeking to protect them should also remind us of all the ways in which children of color have…