Aug 8 • 45M

E109 - Power and Struggle in Modern Mexico w/ Dawn Marie Paley

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American Prestige
A podcast from Daniel Bessner and Derek Davison that provides listeners with everything they need to know about what’s going on in the world.
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Danny and Derek speak with Dawn Marie Paley, investigative journalist and editor of Ojalá, a new online weekly dedicated to in-depth, independent coverage of Latin America in English and Spanish. They discuss a range of social challenges in modern Mexico, touching on the wave of disappearances dating back to Calderon’s so-called War on Drugs, how the drug war is a tool to assert social and territorial control, the role of global capital, US-Mexico security and migration policy, organized movements among marginialized groups in Mexico today, and more.

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