Both Mexican and international elites want to scuttle AMLO's progressive agenda. He’ll only overcome their resistance with mass mobilization.
Kurt Hackbarth is a writer, playwright, freelance journalist, and the co-founder of the independent media project “MexElects.” He is currently co-authoring a book on the 2018 Mexican election.
AMLO’s first one hundred days in office has shown what the Mexican left will need to do throughout his term: defend him against attacks from the Right, while building a movement to push him from the Left.
The Mexican and international right are united in their efforts to delegitimatize the AMLO presidency.
AMLO takes the reins of a traumatized Mexico. He'll be fighting for vital reforms, but much more is needed.