Indigenous Sovereignty Politics and Protest

‘Can’t live without water:’ Mexico’s Tren Maya rail project faces resistance

In neon vests and hardhats, the biologists and archaeologists who march resolutely towards hulking piledrivers almost resemble the workers operating them. But blood red letters spell ECOCIDE on the long canvas banner that these protesters carry like a cross through stripped-bare stretches of what used to be jungle.  In Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula, two-thirds of all […]