Monthly Archives: February 2021

February 28, 2021

By the book

Luis Rubio Mexico Today –  March 02 , 2021  The U.S. establishment managed to turn the Covid-19 pandemic into yet another point of contention and polarization. The issue joins a myriad of divisive factors that over the last decade and a half produced three polar opposite administrations: Obama’s, Trump’s, and now Biden’s. Where there is practically […]

February 21, 2021


Mexico Today – March 01,  2021  Undoubtedly, each government forges its own history, some due to their achievements, others because of their dogmatism. If something characterizes the current Mexican government, it’s its absolute lack of ability (or willingness) to learn. Since it arrived in power in December 2018, the López Obrador administration’s script has been absolute […]

February 14, 2021

Wicked past

Luis Rubio Mexico Today – February 21,  2021   It has become commonplace to state, with deep conviction, that everything in Mexico’s recent past was bad and that the current López Obrador administration is therefore the country’s salvation. Although some Mexicans see this as mere political rhetoric, many others believe this is an absolute truth beyond question. […]

February 7, 2021

The Key Point

Luis Rubio Mexico Today – February 21, 2021   When I first visited Beijing in 1980 did not have the feel of a city, rather a big town. A few large and empty avenues led to the Forbidden City and Tiananmen Square, the city’s political hub. Now and then, bicycles –that ubiquitous means of transporting people, moving, […]