Monthly Archives: December 2018

December 30, 2018

End and beginning

            Luis Rubio To my dear Gaby and Rafael in this terrible hour Every year the same thing happens: one year ends and another begins, like the normal cycle of life. On this occasion, Mexico is starting a new ear, under the promise of a radical change regarding what Mexicans have lived through in recent […]

December 23, 2018

Optional and A Loser

                                                                                    Luis Rubio                       […]

December 16, 2018

My Readings

Luis Rubio Let other boast about how many pages they have written; I’d rather boast about the ones I’ve read Jorge Luis Borges Jonathan Tepperman, the editor of Foreign Policy, argues in The Fix, that there are unconventional solutions to the problems that confront countries and that everything depends on the way the crises that […]

December 9, 2018

The Opportunity

Luis Rubio Mexico needs a change of regime just as the citizenry demanded and President López Obrador offered. But not any change will do. For the second time in a few decades, Mexicans find themselves face to face with the opportunity to modify the regime and build one that responds to the needs of all […]

December 2, 2018

I’ll be damned if I don’t (end corruption)

Luis Rubio The country lost its way when it began to privilege economic decisions over political criteria. Things went well when leaders emanated from the people made decisions that separated -and, in fact, subordinated- the economic power and the interests of the elites to the political power. Therefore, the solution to the problems of the […]