Inspired by experiences in Álvaro Obregón, or Gui’Xhi’ Ro in Zapotec, this paper discusses ideas of popular ecological struggle and self-defense.
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Social movement representatives are in Rome this week for the final UN negotiations to adopt voluntary guidelines that would regulate the use and possession of land and other natural resources.
Poppy cultivation in Mexico and Colombia is part of a local economy geared almost exclusively toward the illegal market abroad: it is driven by demand for heroin, primarily in the United States.
What are the current context and consequences of Mexico's wind energy policy in the rural setting of the Isthmus of Tehuantepec?
What led the jornaleros of San Quintin who rose up in 2015 to declare they were tired of being the “slaves of the 21st Century”?
Why has populism remained an important political force within Mexico?