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LBC Radio interview about Mexico’s 2018 elections

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Jalisco’s ‘conservative’ image in question after unforeseen Citizen’s Movement landslide

The adjective “conservative” is commonly applied to Jalisco by journalists looking for a quick way to summarize its culture. Few can deny that the description is apt, especially when compared to “liberal” Mexico City, which has legalized abortion and gay … Continue reading

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Mexico’s post-political elections

With the doorstep conversations, leaflet distribution, banner hanging, umbrella gifting, TV coverage and endless photos of raised thumbs, election season in Mexico is an all-consuming affair. Yet what is most striking about the fervent, impassioned campaigning is the sheer lack of … Continue reading

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Green Party’s tactics expose fragile state of Mexican democracy

When Josefina M. was cold-called by the Green Party of Mexico (PVEM), she politely responded to their telephone survey, answering questions on crime, education, jobs and other issues. She was careful not to give out her address or any other … Continue reading

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