Monthly Archives: February 2023

February 26, 2023


Luis Rubio How strange is the course of action of the government in legislative matters. Despite being able to count on wide-ranging majorities in both chambers, Morena party adherents tend to blunder due to the lack of clarity of the bills dispatched by the Executive Branch. No one can doubt the despotic and frequently arbitrary […]

February 19, 2023


Luis Rubio It never was going to be easy for President López Obrador. His rhetoric, obsessions and resentments entailed a permanent source of conflict, thus of polarization and feuding.   Winning an election in those terms implied always rowing against the current.  How, under those circumstances, could he undertake his yearned-for transformation? The advantage with which […]

February 12, 2023

Tipping Point

Luis Rubio   “Look at the world around you. It may seem like an immovable, implacable place. It is not. With the slightest push —in just the right place— it can be tipped.” This is the way that Malcolm Gladwell explains how things change, frequently and suddenly and without warning or without antecedents suggesting that […]

February 5, 2023


Luis Rubio The great success of President   López Obrador is not to be found in an exceptional strategy or ability, but instead in his having discovered an amorphous and untapped electorate that did not feel represented. His mastery for communicating with that part of the population has equipped him with enormous impetus, much of that […]