This Isn’t the Path to Solving Mexico’s Inequality

By Vanessa Rubio

Polarization will do nothing to reduce the gap between rich and poor.

MEXICO CITY - Over the last century, successive Mexican governments have struggled to deal with the enormous challenge of inequality The 1917 Constitution, a product of the Mexican Revolution, was one of the world’s most progressive of the time – recognizing human rights and mandating education, housing, health and land reform A series of structural reforms between the 1990s and 2010s later inserted Mexico into the global economy, turning the country into one of the top world manufacturing exporters as well as a growing recipient of...

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