Friday, July 19, 2024

Tag: Mexico

Monsanto drops lawsuits against Mexican government over its genetically modified corn...

Several lawsuits were initiated in response to President Andrés Manuel López Obrador 2020 presidential decree, which aimed to ban glyphosate and genetically modified (GM) corn for human consumption.

Claudia Sheinbaum becomes first woman president of Mexico in landslide win

Claudia Sheinbaum, 61, a climate scientist and former mayor of Mexico City, she received close to 58 percent of the vote.

‘The North needs to learn from the South’: Mexico poised to...

The two front-runners are the result of “decades-long work by feminists in Mexico, along with feminists all over Latin America, pushing for equality.”

Mexico is suing US gun-makers for arming its gangs—and a US...

Mexico’s lawsuit holds out the prospect that the gun industry could be next.

What’s at stake if the US OK’s building this gas pipeline...

The pristine site is in the proposed pathway of the 48-inch-diameter Saguaro Connector Pipeline, which would send natural gas produced in Texas’s Permian Basin 155 miles west.

Mexico bans cigarette smoking in all public places

This concludes that the only legal place to smoke is in private residences, which makes Mexico's legislation the "world's strictest anti-tobacco laws."

BP exploited Mexican communities hoping to benefit from carbon credits: report

A report published this month in Bloomberg Green said oil and gas company BP has been buying carbon credits from Mexican villages below market value, raising questions about the carbon credit market’s viability as a tool for transitioning companies to green practices.

A labor stunner in Mexico augurs greater equality—on both sides of...

Mexican GM workers, after years of living in fear, are now feeling their own power.

In unanimous ruling, Mexican Supreme Court decriminalizes abortion

One reproductive rights organizer called the historic decision "an enormous step toward legalization in the entire country."

Guns, desperate migrants, and dangerous drugs

Guns from America are pouring into Mexico, arming violent drug gangs.


Clooney, Holt, and others push ageist tropes against Biden instead of addressing Project 2025

George Clooney pushed ageist tropes against Biden in New York Times. Then Lester Holt and others piled up as well, instead of whistleblowing Project 2025.

‘Largest IT outage in history’ causes global chaos: Flights grounded, hospitals and banks disrupted

As the global community grapples with the aftermath of what is being termed the largest IT outage in history, the focus remains on restoring normalcy and addressing the vulnerabilities exposed by this incident.

Dear Democrats—change the message! Please!

Ideally this can be resolved by the Democrats engaging in focused strategic and tactical consideration with one over-riding goal: How to retain the White House and Senate and win back the House.

Billionaire-backed JD Vance claims working class support despite anti-labor record

Vance accepted the party’s vice-presidential nomination with promises to champion the interests of everyday Americans.

Groundbreaking study highlights urgent need to protect global forest carbon sinks

Published in Nature, the study underscores the importance of global forests in absorbing carbon dioxide and calls for immediate action to protect these ecosystems.