John Ross

John Ross's Zapatistas! Making Another World Possible:
Chronicles of Resistance 2000-2004
will be published by Nation Books in October. His 2005 book, Murdered by Capitalism: A Memoir of 150 Years of Life and Death on the American Left was a San Francisco Chronicle Book of the Year and won the Upton Sinclair award.

In Mexico, a Class War Looms In Mexico, a Class War Looms

The confirmation of Felipe Calderón's electoral victory signals the end of Andrés Manuel López Obrador's three-year struggle for the presidency and the beginn...

Sep 7, 2006 / Feature / John Ross

Angrily Awaiting a Messiah Angrily Awaiting a Messiah

In Mexico City and beyond, tensions are rising between government security forces and thousands of impoverished supporters of Andrés Manuel López Obrador, a restive c...

Aug 25, 2006 / Feature / John Ross

The Smoking Volcano The Smoking Volcano

As election officials in Mexico recount only a handful of contested voting districts in the flawed presidential elections, Andrés Manuel López Obrador walks a tightro...

Aug 8, 2006 / Feature / John Ross

Mexico’s Fractured Electoral Landscape Mexico’s Fractured Electoral Landscape

The disputed presidential election has fractured Mexico's political landscape, pitting leftists against conservatives and the affluent against an indignant Indian and mestizo under...

Jul 10, 2006 / Feature / John Ross

Disputed Election Raises Tensions in Mexico Disputed Election Raises Tensions in Mexico

Memories of a stolen 1988 election cloud the political landscape, as voters await results of the disputed presidential election.

Jul 5, 2006 / Feature / John Ross