We Are the USA, Not the USA, Inc.

By Julio Espinoza, Staff Writer As I’ve mentioned before, the relationship with Mexico is vital for some industries and for the middle class of America. About 5 million American jobs depend on trade with Mexico, and millions of American households depend on highly affordable agricultural products from Mexico. By imposing a border tax, the Trump […]

NAFTA’s Future: Sometimes a No-Deal Is Better Than a Bad Deal

By Julio Espinoza, Staff Writer  The moment we saw former President Obama flying away from Washington D.C., we knew that a whole batch of public servants believing in liberal democracy would be gone from D.C. and that America would become more self-centered and isolated. One of the saddest moments in American modern history took place […]

The New Mexico-U.S. Relationship: A Realpolitik Forecast

By Julio Espinoza, Staff Writer President-elect Trump is taking office on January 20th. Are we fully aware of the negative impact of his inflammatory rhetoric on the international stature of the U.S. and the system of alliances our country has built with other liberal democracies? He has underestimated the most recent intelligence reports on the Russian […]