Clemente Castañeda is a Mexican senator and national president of Movimiento Ciudadano, he recently came up with this article in Newsweek.
The views expressed in this article are the writer’s own.
The possibility to correct Mexico’s course and set the foundations for a project with a progressive and social-democrat vision will be at stake during the June 2021 elections in Mexico City. This vibrant political movement has suffered a setback since President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) took office.
His election as president of Mexico in 2018 originated in a genuine hope of change in society—the hope to transform institutions. However, AMLO’s administration is not changing history. It is repeating the worse practices of political clientelism, co-optation and concentration of power.