Mexico Wants to Decriminalize All Drugs and Get the US to Do the Same

Mexico Wants to Decriminalize All Drugs and Get the US to Do the Same By Elias Marat In a bold move, Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador—commonly referred to by his initials AMLO—has issued a proposal that would see nearly all drugs decriminalized in the country and calls for negotiating with the United States to take similar steps. The move would be a drastic turnaround for a country that has been plunged into violence, corruption, and organized crime thanks to the war on drugs and raging battles between cartels vying…

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New on Langelle Photography: Remembering Examples: Three Decades of Resistance in Chiapas, Mexico – REDUX

New on Langelle Photography: Remembering Examples: Three Decades of Resistance in Chiapas, Mexico – REDUX Mother and child – Chiapas, Mexico (1999) The following text and photographs were submitted to the About Place Journal. The photographs were published very nicely in About Place Journal, Volume V. Issue II in October, 2018, but the… Read More Global Justice Ecology Project Global Justice Ecology Project (GJEP) explores and exposes the intertwined root causes of social injustice, ecological destruction, and economic domination.

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New Era for Mexico’s Zapatista Army 25 Years After Uprising

New Era for Mexico’s Zapatista Army 25 Years After Uprising Via Telesurenglish.tv “We’re the product of 500 years of struggles: first against slavery in the independence war led by insurgents against Spain, then avoiding being absorbed by North American expansionism, then for promulgating our Constitution and expelling the… Read More Global Justice Ecology Project Global Justice Ecology Project (GJEP) explores and exposes the intertwined root causes of social injustice, ecological destruction, and economic domination.

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Mexico’s New President Promises ‘More of the Same’ – Indigenous Peoples Ready to Resist

Mexico’s New President Promises ‘More of the Same’ – Indigenous Peoples Ready to Resist By SANTIAGO NAVARROIntercontinental Cry There will be profound changes, but they’ll come in accordance with the established legal order. There will be freedom for businesses. In terms of economics, we’ll respect the Banco de Mexico’s autonomy. The new… Read More Global Justice Ecology Project Global Justice Ecology Project (GJEP) explores and exposes the intertwined root causes of social injustice, ecological destruction, and economic domination.

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City Kicked Out Their Cops and Politicians 7 Years Ago and Now They Have the Lowest Crime Rates in Mexico

City Kicked Out Their Cops and Politicians 7 Years Ago and Now They Have the Lowest Crime Rates in Mexico By Derrick Broze A town in Mexico recently celebrated seven years since kicking out the corrupt narco government and reverting back to an indigenous form of self-governance. In the town of Cherán, in Michoacán, Mexico, a system of traditional indigenous law-enforcement and accountability continues to guide the people. In early 2011, residents of Cherán created armed militias to fight off illegal logging and drug cartels in their community. The community…

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To Stop the Cartels, Mexico Strongly Considering the Legalization of ALL Drugs

To Stop the Cartels, Mexico Strongly Considering the Legalization of ALL Drugs By John Vibes This week, Olga Sanchez Cordero, the future interior minister of incoming Mexican president Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, announced that the government is strongly considering the decriminalization of all drugs. Sanchez Cordero said at a seminar that she has full permission from the incoming administration to do whatever it takes to stop the cartel violence in the country, and ending the drug war is at the top of the list. “On the subject of decriminalizing drugs,…

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