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Gerardo Enrique Garibay Camarena

Gerardo Garibay Camarena is a Mexican writer and political analyst with experience in the private and public sector. He’s editor of Wellington.mx, author of two books—Sin medias tintas and López, Carter, Reagan—and a weekly columnist for many online news organizations. His new book is Cómo jugar al ajedrez sin dados, a guide to reading politics and understanding politicians.

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As Oil Craters, Mexico's Government Still Bets on Its Oil Monopoly

Bureaucracy and RegulationSocialismWorld History

05/04/2020Audio/Video
With oil prices in likely long-term tailspin, corrupt governments can't count on oil sales to bail them out anymore. But Mexico's government didn't get the memo and still clings to the state oil monopoly.
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As Oil Craters, Mexico's Government Still Bets on Its Oil Monopoly

Bureaucracy and RegulationSocialismWorld History

With oil prices in likely long-term tailspin, corrupt governments can't count on oil sales to bail them out anymore. But Mexico's government didn't get the memo and still clings to the state oil monopoly.

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Mexico's Leftist Leader Is Turning Out To Be a Disaster

Media and Culture

The last sixteen months of López Obrador's administration have been a show of incompetence, yet people continue to cling to the idea that the key to solving Mexico's problems is getting the "right people" in office.

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The Philanthropic Ogre

Protectionism and Free Trade

Octavio Paz, defined government as "the philanthropic ogre," a creature that seemingly wishes to help the unfortunate, but at the same time devours more and more of the nation’s prosperity.

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