MPP-TV Interview with Richard Hobbs Discussing Mexico’s Political Revolution

Richard Hobbs is an immigration attorney, expert on Mexican political corruption, and executive director of Human Agenda and was a recent election observer in Lopez Obrador’s presidential victory. Richard and Nick discuss how the new progressive Morena party swept the presidency, legislature, governorships, and mayorships in this month’s federal elections – throwing out the establishment parties that have ruled Mexico for a hundred years. Richard discusses Lopez Obrador’s platform and the challenges that he faces as he seeks to remake one of the most unequal countries in the world. Nick shares what lessons Mexico’s remarkable revolution offers progressives in the US.