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Episode 1124

AMLO's first year.

Feb 5 2020

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Humberto Beck

The real change hasn't arrived yet: Mexican politics in AMLO's first year.

Historian Humberto Beck examines the state of Mexican politics a year into the presidency of Andrés Manuel López Obrador - while AMLO enjoys high approval among citizens, he struggles to turn his own personal popularity into substantive political action that addresses Mexico's deep structural problems of inequality and political corruption.

Humberto wrote the article Year One of AMLO’s Mexico for Dissent.