Trump is threatening a trade war if Mexico doesn’t fall in line with his depraved migrant policy. But a trade war might actually hurt the US more than Mexico. AMLO should call Trump’s bluff and refuse to do his bidding.
Colin Mooers is a professor in the Department of Politics and Public Administration at Ryerson University.
Both Mexican and international elites want to scuttle AMLO’s progressive agenda. He’ll only overcome their resistance with mass mobilization.
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.
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