If Donald Trump is serious about renegotiating NAFTA in favor of the United States, he should be putting Mexico first.
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Unlike traditional social protests directed either at politicians or the political system itself, these protests put the blame in a new active participant, Televisa, the media company that, according to protesters, supports the status quo while denying air time to the public discontent.
Urban Alienation in Mexican City
Mexican President Felipe Calderon’s military campaign against drug cartels has failed miserably.
It is just bad form for a president to attack people for being critical.
A threshold was broken.
Despite the billions, Mexico is a more dangerous place today than it was three years ago.
Is this an anomalistic deviation into polarization, or is it the opening of a new era of conflict over values in Mexico?