Host Esty Dinur explores the implications of the recent Mexican presidential election of Leftist Andrés Manuel López Obrador. In the first half, she speaks with guest Mark Weisbrot, co-director of the Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR) in Washington, DC and president of Just Foreign Policy. In the second part of the show, she talks with Guadalupe Correa-Cabrera, associate professor at the Schar School of Policy and Government at George Mason University. The conversations focus on Mexico’s economy, the need to address corruption and income inequality, and the renewed hope for meaningful reform and progress in the wake of the recent elections, including the landslide victories of AMLO as president and Claudia Sheinbaum Pardo as the first woman mayor of Mexico City.
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A Public Affair is WORT's daily hour-long talk program. It aims to engage listeners in a conversation on social, cultural, and political issues of importance. The guests range from local activists and scholars to notable national and international figures.