The electoral victory of Andrés Manuel López Obrador has unleashed high hopes among progressives. But a look at his infrastructure policies raises deep concerns about his willingness to end neoliberal politics in Mexico.
As Mexico’s President-elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador prepares to take office, the trajectory of Brazil’s Left under former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva offers lessons on the risks of compromising to appease elites.
It took Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) 12 years to become president-elect of Mexico, making history for Mexico’s Left as his party’s coalition also achieves a legislative majority. But the struggle has only just begun.