Immigration from Mexico is down significantly thanks in large part to the poor economy in the United States. According to new analysis by the Pew Hispanic Center, recent net migration from Mexico is now zero. From the report’s key findings: In the five-year period from 2005 to 2010, about 1.4 million Mexicans immigrated to the [...]
|By: Jane Hamsher Friday May 20, 2011 8:41 am|
Joseph Stiglitz speaks about the bailouts of Mexico, Argentina and other countries at European Zeitgeist 2011.
|By: Jane Hamsher Monday August 9, 2010 8:41 am|
Last week, Mexico’s President Calderone called on President Obama to join the debate on legalizing marijuana. The US drug policy has lined the pockets of the drug cartels with billions of dollars, and they are threatening to destabilize not only Mexico but countries across Latin America. In many regions, the drug gangs are seeking to replace the government, imposing their own taxes in towns they dominate.
|By: Michael Whitney Wednesday August 4, 2010 9:04 am|
As Mexico’s government announced the death toll in the four-year-long war with drug cartels totaled more than 28,000, President Felipe Calderon called for a debate on legalizing drugs to fight the cartels. Norm Stamper, a 34-year veteran police officer who was Seattle’s chief of police and is now a speaker with the group Law Enforcement Against Prohibition (LEAP), issued the following statement for the Just Say Now campaign to legalize marijuana