Ken Salazar’s recent promotion of U.S. investment in the Mexican Southeast raises the specter of Banana Republics of decades past. Despite AMLO’s performance to the contrary, U.S. Imperialism appears to be alive and well under the 4T.
The Nature Conservancy, USAID and AMEXID signed on to a letter of intent, that promises investment in southeastern Mexico –Investment, which only serves to feed ravenous disposession and devastation of indigenous lands in the name of development.
“We are here because you were there, read a banner in a demonstration of migrants in 2003, in Spain. The slogan sums up well the historical nature and the relationship between colonialism, imperialism, and the recent phenomena of mass migration.” Raúl Romero sheds light on the borders of bloodshed and the crisis of the international working class.
Raul Romero reflects on the rising influence of the military-industrial complex in Mexico. “When the military are predominant members of the power elite, Mills reflected, what they seek is expansion. Hopefully we still have time to shut them down.”