Capitalism and the Cartels


My friend and colleague Christy Thornton and I worked long and hard on this article about capitalism and the cartels in Mexico. We offer some historical perspective on the concurrent rise of free trade policies and cartel power, and shed light on the increasingly blurry divisions between “good” and “bad” economic actors and “licit” and “illicit” capitalist enterprises.

The Nation published the article earlier this week. Read it here …


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