Why U.S. Media & Politicians Are Smearing AMLO & Threatening To Invade Mexico
Since taking office in 2018, Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador, or AMLO, has reasserted more state control over Mexico’s natural resources, nationalizing its lithium reserves, while vocally opposing US interference in Mexico. So it’s no surprise that the corporate media in Washington is following along with the program of labeling him a strongman, an authoritarian, and anti-democratic. while U.S. politicians like Lindsay Graham invoke drugs and violence to threaten military intervention.
To discuss what’s really going on, Rania Khalek was joined by Kurt Hackbarth, a journalist who writes on Mexico and Latin America for Jacobin Magazine.
This is just the first half of this episode. The second half is available for Breakthrough News Members only. Become a member at Patreon.com/BreakthroughNews to access the full episode and other exclusive content.