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What they’re saying in Mexico about Trump’s visit to the border

TRUMP: STRAW THREATS A La Jornada Editorial In another turn of his speech about the border that the United States shares with Mexico, President Donald Trump announced Tuesday that “for the moment” he would not totally or partially close the…

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Dangerous Nostalgias

By: Gustavo Esteva We are in a time of grave danger. We can’t close our eyes. But daring to open them demands being willing to acknowledge that we can be caught up in what threatens us. A nostalgic belief today…

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Trump and 21st Century fascism

By: William I. Robinson * Contrary to what is thought, Donald Trump is a member of the transnational capitalist class (TCC), since he has strong investments around the world and a very important part of his “populism” and anti-globalization discourse…

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Donald Trump names three extremists to his future cabinet

[Admin Note: The Mexican press is worried and anxious about Trump’s election, to put it mildly! Here’s a little taste of what they’re saying.] _ .. _ Donald Trump names three extremists to his future cabinet: Jeff Sessions, Attorney General;…

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Latin America and the triumph of Trump

By: Raúl Zibechi For those who had any doubts that a new right has been born, Donald Trump’s triumph should convince them of the contrary. The new right has wide popular support, especially among workers and the middle classes beaten…

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Zibechi: Movements facing the end of the democracies

By: Raúl Zibechi In his first 2016 article, the winner of the Nobel Prize for Economics, Paul Krugman, analyzes the consequences of the domination of the oligarchy’s money in his country’s political system. Under the title “Privileges, pathology and power”…

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