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Protests in Mexico 2012

Mexico’s 30-day lesson in democracy

OCCUPIED TUCSON CITIZEN On June 10, at 11:30 in the morning, Mexico City’s Zócalo Plaza began to fill with people wearing creative outfits and carrying posters and signs. Yo Soy 132 academics, Yo Soy 132 artists, the “free journalists 132” and everyday citizens — retirees, children, mothers and entire families — arrived from every corner […]

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Student protesters in Mexico City holding signs, "Estudiantes Informados Jamás Manipulados #YOSOY132"

A Mexican Spring begins to blossom

OCCUPIED TUCSON CITIZEN(?) In Mexico City’s daily life — in the shops, taxicabs, cafes and lines waiting for the bus — one could hear conversations between people of all ages saying that Enrique Peña Nieto would, without a doubt, win the presidential elections. “Either something huge will happen,” a taxi driver told me, “or he […]

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