El Chapo's trial continues this week, brimming with sordid tales of kingpins and cartels. But what the media spectacle can't justify is a failing “war on drugs” that has taken the lives of hundreds of thousands of people.
Christy Thornton is an assistant professor in sociology and Latin American studies at Johns Hopkins University.
Examining the disappearance of forty-three students in southern Mexico four years ago can lead to only one conclusion: culpability lies with the Mexican state.
The astronomical levels of drug violence and corruption in Mexico can be directly attributed to the policies of the United States.
Mexico’s elections on Sunday showed the growing power of the Left — and the lengths to which the ruling party will go to repress it.
Around the country, graduate students aren’t just unionizing — they are reforming the conservative, top-down unions they've joined.
NYU grad students’ recent unionization after over a decade of struggle is a victory against the corporatized university.