The Case of Mexico II: Globalisation and Destitution
By Alvaro J. de Regil
The essay's purpose is to show how autocracy and corruption combined with economic neoliberalisation to deliver the worst collapse in the history of modern Mexico. The author begins by explaining that, after the 1982 collapse, things were going to be much different for the majority of Mexicans. From an era of stability and marginal improvement in the welfare of the people, a new era of pauperization of the masses, the shrinking of the middle class and the substantial loss of sovereignty gradually took hold.
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