An unffettered, probing dialogue between Mexican and American political analysts on the complex relationship between their countries.
.:: The mexican shock ::.
In the Mexican Shock Castañeda examines the major issues in Mexico in recent years and their effects on the United States.: emigration, the relationship between politics and economics, the assassination of presidential candidate Luis Colosio, and the rapi
.:: Ex Mex::.
In Ex Mex, former Mexican foreign minister and well-known scholar Jorge G. Castañeda draws on his experience in both capacities to dispel some of the most widely held and mistaken ideas about the United States’ largest, most controversial immigrant popula
.:: Mañana Forever? Mexico and the Mexicans::.
Why are Mexicans so successful in individual sports, but deficient in team play? Why do Mexicans dislike living in skyscrapers? Why do Mexicans love to see themselves as victims, but also love victims? And why, though the Mexican people traditionally avoi
In Search of Calderón
In style, at least, Mexico’s president Felipe Calderón’s first 100 days have been a success, for reasons on display when he met President George W. Bush last week. Calderón runs a tight ship, speaking only under highly controlled circumstances. In fact, h
Time to Step Up to the Plate
Later this month the U.S. Senate is likely to begin one of its most frustrating and recurrent exercises—and at the same time one of its most important deliberations, at least for nations in the Western Hemisphere. The Judiciary and Foreign Relations commi
How to tap Mexico’s potential
At their North American summit on March 23 in Crawford, Texas, the leaders of the US, Mexico and Canada should take decisive steps towards the creation of a North American Economic Community, thereby enhancing energy security and economic prosperity for t