Should ex-officials be tried for criminal conduct, a countrywide referendum held in Mexico on Sunday asked. Voter turnout was low.
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The countries with the greatest wealth disparity often had regimes that centralized power in a limited number of citizens.
Cesar Chavez said we only have two weapons to defend ourselves; Huelga and Boycott. These too are the response to blasé to shared scrape.
Americans are not aware that China is training the Mexican army. The presence of China on our border is the result of lack of planning and self-interest.
Mexican journalist Sergio Aguayo Quezada exposed corruption in Coahuila State and instead got a conviction, a dangerous precedent for freedom of expression.
The social climate barometer points to a stormy 2020 that can only be confronted through social action, but there are protocols to follow to be effective.
Democratic presidential candidates are growing increasingly comfortable labeling President Trump a racist or a white supremacist.
Immigration has historically been a controversial issue in the US political discourse. Whether Germans, Irish, Italians, Asians or Latin Americans they have all faced resistance based at worst on racist or nativist attitudes.
New book profiles Ramsey Muñiz’s endurance of close to three decades imprisonment including five years in solitary confinement, as a deeply spiritual man who hasn’t lost his sense of justice.
Chinese artist Ai Weiwei’s interest in studying human rights around world led to meeting with relatives of 43 students who disappeared in Mexico in 2014.