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Not radical, but very different: An election report from Mexico.


There's first of all the uncertainty of what does he really want to do and how much does he really want to transform the society, and second, there's the uncertainty of how much will the let him, how much margin will he have to carry out some of the more fundamental or structural changes there.

Live from Mexico City, Laura Carlsen reports on Mexican politics on the eve of the 2018 presidential elections - from Andrés Manuel López Obrador's broadly left-populist campaign for increasing social spending - to the the deep, structural crises of 30 years of neoliberal capitalism facing Mexico's next president.

Laura previewed the elections in her latest report for Hecho en América.

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Laura Carlsen

Laura Carlsen is the director of the Americas program at the Center for International Policy.


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