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Mexican Revolution

One Hundred Days Into the Oaxaca Commune


A Successful Assault on Power is
By Alberto Hijar

September 9, 2006
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Brutal, forced globalization and the downfall of Soviet and European
socialism demand the deconstruction of historical power blocs. In Mexico,
the defeat of the Institutional Revolution Party (PRI in its Spanish
initials) forms part of the corporately legitimized political and economic

Syntax in the Revolution


Mexico City

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The seven-judge panel known as the TRIFE, charged with deciding the
legitimacy of Mexico's murky July 2 election and confirming the new
president, is the nation?s court of last resort. What the judges
decree is literally the last word, the end of the line; there is no

On September 5, the last day the Constitution mandated the TRIFE to

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