Dan La Botz

Dan La Botz is long-time socialist activist, educator and writer. He was a founding member of Teamsters for a Democratic Union (TDU) and author of Rank-and-File Rebellion: Teamsters for a Democratic Union (1991) the same year as his manual, A Troublemaker’s Handbook: How to Fight Back Where You Work — and Win!, was published. He has written books on Mexico, particularly its unions, and Latin America. He is co-editor of New Politics.

We Are All Ayotzinapa
Against the Current, No. 174, January/February 2015

Come, Let's say good-bye
Against the Current, No. 168, January/February 2014

Mexico in Labor's Crucible
Against the Current, No. 167, November/December 2013

Why the Revolt in Egypt?
Against the Current, No. 152, May/June 2011

U.S. Socialists and the Mexican Revolution
Against the Current, No. 149, November/December 2010

¡Viva la Revolución! Part 2
Against the Current, No. 148, September/October 2010

¡Viva la Revolución!
Against the Current, No. 147, July/August 2010

Miners Protest Brutal Beatings
Against the Current, No. 147, July/August 2010

Ohio Socialist Runs for U.S. Senate
Against the Current, No. 146, May/June 2010

Mexico's PATCO Moment?
Against the Current, No. 143, November/December 2009

Mexico at War
Against the Current, No. 137, November/December 2008

Review: On Marcos, Man and Mask
Against the Current, No. 130, September/October 2007

Brutality in Oaxaca
Against the Current, No. 126, January/February 2007

Dual Power or Populist Theater? Mexico's Two Governments
Against the Current, No. 125, November/December 2006

Mayhem, Murder and Manipulation - Mexico in Turmoil
Against the Current, No. 123, July/August 2006

Fighting for Union Autonomy: Mexican Miners On Strike
Against the Current, No. 122, May/June 2006

Snapshots of the Bolivarian Revolution
Against the Current, No. 119, November/December 2005

The Battle for Democracy in Mexico
Against the Current, No. 117, July/August 2005

Walt Sheasby: An Activist Life
Against the Current, No. 113, November/December 2004

Mexico in the Grip of Corruption
Against the Current, No. 110, May/June 2004

How Strikers Educated Miami University
Against the Current, No. 108, January/February 2004

Putting Democracy on Hold in Mexico
Against the Current, No. 104, May/June 2003

Cincinnati: Protest in the Heartland
Against the Current, No. 101, November/December 2002

Cincinnati After the Uprising
Against the Current, No. 92, May/June 2001

Mexico's New Political Era Begins
Against the Current, No. 92, May/June 2001

The New Movement for Global Justice
Against the Current, No. 88, September/ October 2000

An Experiment in Democracy
Against the Current, No. 78, January/February 1999

The Context for Autonomy
Against the Current, No. 74, May/June 1998

Mexico's Deepening Crisis (Part 2)
Against the Current, No. 66, January/February 1997

Mexico: Insurrection and Disintegration
Against the Current, No. 65, November/December 1996

Founding the Labor Party
Against the Current, No. 63, July/August 1996

Review: The CIO 1935-1955
Against the Current, No. 58, September/October 1995

Mexico: Zedillo Wins, the Struggle Continues
Against the Current, No. 53, November/December 1994

Rank-and-File Strategy Is Vindicated
Against the Current, No. 37, March/April 1992

Socialism from Below, Not the PDPA
Against the Current No. 19, March/April 1989