Tag: Economics

Can Prosperity Lead to Equality?

Conceptually, an increase in productivity should reflect an increase in improved salaries, which will in turn increase market demand. So how is it that in the last 30 years the economy growth has actually generated an even greater inequality? Because as the Nobel laureate and professor in economic sciences, Joseph Stiglitz, explained during the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development… Read more →

Political Will in the Face of Insecurity

   The following article was written by Napoleón Gómez Urrutia, and originally published in Spanish on Thursday October 16th, 2014 in La Jornada, Mexico City’s leading daily newspaper considered by many scholars as one of the last remaining independent newspapers in the Americas.   The current social and political landscape in Mexico is extremely concerning and should lead to serious reflection and immediate action… Read more →

Mexico Is a Minefield

 The following article was written by Napoleón Gómez Urrutia, and originally published in Spanish on Thursday September 13th, 2012 in La Jornada, Mexico City’s leading daily newspaper considered by many scholars as one of the last remaining independent newspapers in the Americas.   Mexico’s current political situation can be summed up in a few words. The outgoing PAN (National Action Party) government has planted a… Read more →

The Government’s Failure

 The following article was written by Napoleón Gómez Urrutia, and originally published in Spanish on January 26th, 2012 in La Jornada, Mexico City’s leading daily newspaper considered by many scholars as one of the last remaining independent newspapers in the Americas.   The almost twelve years that have passed under the incompetent governments of Vicente Fox and Felipe Calderón, from 2000 to… Read more →