Viridiana Ríos

Viridiana Ríos is a Mexican scholar and author of No es normal: The Rigged Game That Fuels Mexico’s Inequality and How to Change It (2023).

July 2024, Volume 35, Issue 3

Why Mexico Is Not on the Brink

Claudia Sheinbaum won Mexico’s presidency in a landslide, but celebration of her election as the country’s first female president was blunted by a deeper concern: Mexico’s deteriorating democracy. In truth, the country’s democratic institutions are highly resilient, and there is reason to be optimistic about what lies ahead.