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The Second Presidential Debate: The More Things Change …

May 23, 2018 0 Comments

The second presidential debate took place in Tijuana on Sunday, May 20th. Significantly more viewers tuned in as compared the first debate,…

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Special Economic Zones: Maquiladoras on Steroids

May 16, 2018 0 Comments

In May of 2016, the Mexican government introduced a law to create a series of Special Economic Zones (SEZs), which were intended…

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Assessing The First Presidential Debate

April 24, 2018 0 Comments

Last night marked the first of three scheduled debates among the five candidates in the presidential campaign scheduled to wind up on…

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Canada’s Brand of Violence: Mining Companies in Mexico

April 6, 2018 0 Comments

I recently had a typical exchange with a fellow Canadian while visiting San Cristobal de Las Casas, in the southern state of…

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Who Benefits from NAFTA?

March 5, 2018 0 Comments

We are living in an odd moment when it comes the politics of trade deals like the North American Free Trade Agreement,…