Dec 20, 2022 • 56M

E76 - AMLO: A Portrait w/ Alexander Aviña

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Danny and Derek welcome back Alexander Aviña, associate professor of history at Arizona State University, for a discussion focusing on the career of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) of Mexico. They touch on his unsuccessful bids for president, the MORENA party, the current Mexican political culture, his relationship to neoliberalism, his administration’s foreign policy, COVID response, and more.

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Check out Alexander’s book Specters of Revolution: Peasant Guerrillas in the Cold War Mexican Countryside, the basis of an ongoing AP series.

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