Mexico watcher Nancy Davies writes:
[PRD Presidential candidate] Andrés Manuel López Obrador... [and other leaders of the] national movement pledged to mobilize their followers around the issue and to go to Oaxaca as “human shields” in the event of a military intervention.In San Francisco's Mission District last night teachers, students, our SF Labor Council, LCLAA [Labor Council for Latin American Advancement, Open World Conference and many others gathered to meet representatives from APPO and to strategize on how to build solidarity and support.
The APPO representatives are on a quick tour of the United States to build support for the people's movement in Oaxaca.
Other great resources for info on APPO, Oaxaca and the fight for a democratic Mexico and global justice -
Department of Citizen Alice
Nancy Davies' reporting has taken a very critical view of the PRD but has been very insightful.
Contra G8 + 5 en Mexico - This blog does a great job linking global justice issues with climate change or "climate justice" as some folks call it. The blog provides great coverage of the recent Climate Justice Dialogue and Convergence Alternative to the G8+5 Climate Summit that just ended yesterday 10/4 in Mexico City.