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Oaxacan teachers challenge the test

The testing regime in Mexico is as entrenched as it is in the United States, and its political use is very similar - undermining the rights of teachers, and attacking unions that oppose it.

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Mexico’s high court protects gay marriage rights

A Supreme Court ruling last week allows same-sex couples to legally marry, if they request special legal protection from federal tribunals.

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Trumka: Mexico on path of “low wage development”

Mexico, the large U.S. trading partner and southern neighbor, is on a path of "low-wage development," including weakening its labor law and oppressing independent unions.

New political movement rising in Mexico

A new center-left political movement, called the National Regeneration Movement (MORENA) has emerged on the Mexican political landscape.

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Mexico's labor law reform sparks massive protests

A plan to gut labor protections has spurred unrest in Mexico's streets.

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Under death threats, Mexican labor leader leaves country

Blanca Velasquez left the country this month and suspended a two-year legal battle she has had with the government, according to the AFL-CIO's Solidarity Center.


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On the 202nd anniversary of Mexican independence

On Sept.16, Mexico celebrated its two hundred and second independence day. Is independence slipping through the Mexican people's fingers?

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Mexico’s Lopez Obrador vows continued campaign vs. election fraud

Lopez Obrador said he will not recognize a ruling by the top electoral court that the July 1 Mexican presidential elections were fair and clean.

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Struggle over elections continues in Mexico

Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador and his coalition are asking the Federal Electoral Institute's electoral court to annul the presidential election.

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How the election was stolen in Mexico

Evidence continues to mount that the recent "victory" by conservatives in Mexico's national elections was completely fraudulent and that the country's center-left coalition should have been declared the winner.

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