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How Mexico’s progressive gov’t nationalized its lithium, the ‘white gold’

Mexican professor Renata Turrent explains how the progressive government of President AMLO nationalized lithium and reversed privatization of oil by corrupt past neoliberal leaders.

Mexico lithium AMLO

Multipolarista editor Benjamin Norton is joined by Mexican professor and activist Renata Turrent to discuss how the progressive government of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) nationalized Mexico’s lithium, an important resource needed to create electronic technologies, while also reversing privatization of oil by corrupt past neoliberal governments.


This video is also available at Rokfin and Rumble.


You can download the podcast version of this interview at Substack.


You can follow Renata on Twitter at @RTurrent.

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  1. raquel

    2022-04-29 at 19:37

    Can’t understand what you are saying when you are reading in certain parts of this video, Ben. Otherwise – excellent. So thankful to get all this information about Mexico. Did not what was going on there, as no one really covers it in this depth.

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