Israel and the rise of fascism

In recent years, the advance of far-right forces has been a concern for a left unable to understand itself outside the framework imposed by capitalism. No way of life other than the consumer tied to his unpayable debt, no utopian dreams about a world that does not correspond to the status quo. But the rise…

#RhodesMustFall: Descolonizar la educación universitaria

Cuando los estudiantes de la Universidad de Cambridge llamaron hace dos años a más escritores no blancos y pensamiento postcolonial para ser incluidos en su plan de estudios de inglés, hubo una reacción violenta. Lola Olufemi, quien dirigió la llamada, se convirtió en objeto de abusos en línea después de que un informe sugiriera erróneamente…

La creación de Juan Guído

Antes del fatídico día del 22 de enero, menos de uno de cada cinco venezolanos había oído hablar de Juan Guaidó. Hace solo unos meses, el hombre de 35 años era un personaje oscuro en un grupo de extrema derecha políticamente marginal, estrechamente asociado con actos espantosos de violencia callejera. Incluso en su propio partido,…

Mexico and Spain, two sides of Venezuela’s crisis

AMLO says he will follow the principle of nonintervention and that he will advocate for a peaceful solution; Sanchez indicates that the position of Spain is not to remove and put governments but to guarantee fair elections. The presidents of Mexico, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, and the government of Spain, Pedro Sánchez, showed their differences…

Mexican President rates “Fitch Ratings” as hypocrites

President Andrés Manuel López Obrador described Wednesday as “very hypocritical” the reduction of the rating agency Fitch Ratings on Pemex’s debt. “It is very hypocritical what these organizations do, that they allowed looting, that they endorsed the so-called energy reform, that they knew that foreign investment did not come (to Mexico), that investment in Pemex…

Un bromance autoritario

Donald Trump es un amigo confiable de déspotas autoritarios , y recientemente encontró un nuevo compañero de cama. El nuevo presidente de Brasil, Jair Bolsonaro , tiene una historia de comentarios escandalosos sobre todo, desde los derechos indígenas y LGBT hasta la democracia en sí misma, que hace que Trump se parezca a un estadista…

Trump, a shoe stone on AMLO’s anti-drug policy

A power factor that the Mexican president, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, will have to deal with in the heterodox strategy he plans to implement to combat violence and drug trafficking is the government headed by President Donald Trump in the United States. Not only because the US president conceives the fight against drugs as a…

Mexico 1968, today’s political legacy

[Politics]: The revocation of the mandate of the executive positions of the entire State must be a new means to resolve political conflicts that frequently occur. The right to choose must be accompanied by the right to revoke mandates

Mexican peso adds 9 weeks with gains, the longest streak in 20 years!

In the last nine weeks, the Mexican currency accumulated an advance of 7.43 per cent, a situation that places it as the best performing among the most globally traded.The second and third positions were for the Japanese yen and the pound sterling, with appreciations of 3.58 and 3.47 per cent, in each case. The main driver of the recovery of the Mexican currency in the day was the weakness of the dollar in the international market, within a context of lack of economic news.

Disculpen, pero Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez tiene razón.

El bloguero del Washington Post, Glenn Kessler, ha sufrido lesiones en su ego en los últimos meses debido a su estilo de aficionado apegado a los hechos : el control ha sido burlado por una serie de figuras públicas, principalmente Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. Debido a que el blog de Kessler es principalmente un lugar para que…

Educate the ‘mirreyes’

The youth of the Mexican elite study in schools that strengthen their relations with the world of privilege. What happens when they put themselves in the shoes of the workers of lower strata? Andrea Cortés learned that in Office Max the only chairs in the store are those that are sold to customers and that,…

Children of Pemex

The childhood of Andrés Manuel López Obrador was forged around oil. The wealth of his state, his life and that of his people made him a child of oil, his political culture was born and developed in Pemex. The world has evolved, the oil sentiment of López Obrador has not. President Andrés Manuel López Obrador…