Tag: Democracy

The Real Democracy that Mexico Needs

A brilliant political philosopher named Montesquieu once said that “when virtue, the basic principle of democracy, disappears the corruption of democracy begins and the republic is at risk of collapse.” On paper, true democracy is defined as a form of state government where the power lies in its people. Ideally, it should uphold a society that respects human rights, exercises… Read more →

Confronting the Crisis with the Unification of the Labour Movement

The following article was written by Napoleón Gómez Urrutia, and originally published in Spanish, on January 22nd, 2015 in La Jornada, Mexico City’s leading daily newspaper, considered by many scholars as one of the last remaining independent newspapers in the Americas. It’s time for a radical change in our way of thinking. Profound changes in the political, economic and social strategies of… Read more →