Soberanía co-hosts José Luis Granados Ceja and Kurt Hackbarth review the results from Sunday’s election that saw Claudia Sheinbaum make history by becoming Mexico’s first woman president. Elected on a left-wing program promising to deepen the political transformation started by outgoing President Andrés Manuel López Obrador, her victory has provoked the ire of Mexico’s right-wing elites and intellectuals, who once again have failed to grasp why voters chose to elect Morena and give them a super-majority in the Congress. Plus in our Losers and Haters section, we encourage our viewers to contact AP and let them know you’re tired of their biased coverage.


Claudia Sheinbaum’s Victory Is a Triumph for Mexico – Kurt Hackbarth (Jacobin)

Leftist Claudia Sheinbaum Wins Landslide Victory in Mexico Presidential Election – José Luis Granados Ceja (Truthout)