iOS app Android app

Vicente Fox

Guest Author -- Donald Trump, The Apprentice Demagogue

Chris Weigant | Posted 06.20.2016 | Politics
Chris Weigant

So when political science Professor Kenneth Janda asked if he could write a column making a more academic comparison (instead of just hurling insults), I thought it'd be a great idea.

Former Mexican Prez: Donald Trump Is 'The Hated Gringo'

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 05.10.2016 | Politics

Donald Trump likes giving nicknames to his enemies, but now he's got a couple of his own. "He is the ugly American," former Mexican president Vicente...

Former Mexican President Vicente Fox Has No Plans To Apologize To Trump

The Huffington Post | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 03.09.2016 | World

After calling Donald Trump a racist, comparing him to Hitler and refusing to pay for "that f***king wall," former Mexican President Vicente Fox is not...

Former Mexican President Vicente Fox: I Would Have Already Extradited El Chapo

The Huffington Post | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 03.08.2016 | World

After Mexican troops recaptured drug lord Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán in early January, Mexican officials finally agreed to start the process to extra...

Comparing Trump to Hitler Is Worst Kind of Hate Speech

James Marshall Crotty | Posted 02.27.2016 | Politics
James Marshall Crotty


Ex-Mexican President Vicente Fox: Donald Trump 'Reminds Me Of Hitler'

The Huffington Post | Andrew Hart | Posted 02.27.2016 | Politics

Former Mexican President Vicente Fox bashed U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump for a second day Friday, likening the Republican front-runner to ...

Donald Trump Demanded An Apology From Vicente Fox. This Is What He Got Instead.

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 02.26.2016 | Politics

Somebody needs to check on Donald Trump. The billionaire real estate mogul and GOP presidential frontrunner claimed Thursday that his sensibilities we...

Former Mexican President: 'I'm Not Going To Pay For That F**king Wall'

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 02.25.2016 | World

Former Mexican President Vicente Fox says Mexico will not pay for a wall along the U.S. border, despite what GOP presidential hopeful Donald Trump may...

Banana Republic: U.S. Fracking Pioneer Aubrey McClendon Bringing Practice to Argentina

Steve Horn | Posted 01.28.2016 | Green
Steve Horn

Cross-Posted from DeSmogBlogAubrey McClendon, the embattled former CEO and co-founder of Chesapeake Energy, has announced his entrance into Argentina ...

Everything You Wanted to Know About Weed and More

Jonah Raskin | Posted 05.02.2016 | Books
Jonah Raskin

George Van Patten, better known to the world by his pseudonym, Jorge Cervantes, has done more than any other single individual the world over to encourage human beings to ignore federal laws about marijuana that have been in effect since 1937 and the "Reefer Madness" craze.

Not Even James Bond Can Rescue Mexico's Image

Homero Aridjis | Posted 05.31.2015 | World
Homero Aridjis

MEXICO CITY -- While James Bond is cavorting in downtown Mexico City among giant skeleton props, leaping over rooftops and jumping into helicopters in an fictional exercise the government hopes will bolster Brand Mexico, Mexicans all over the country are clamoring for a new deal and real justice.

Joint Chinese/Mexican Mega-Development Threatens UNESCO World Heritage Site: Provoking an International Outcry

Wild River Review | Posted 08.03.2014 | World
Wild River Review

One of the rarest and environmentally sensitive land and sea ecosystems in the western Pacific is under threat of mega-development.

Mexico Could Legalize Marijuana In 5 Years

Reuters | Posted 07.24.2013 | World

(Reuters) - Mexico could legalize marijuana within the next five years, stripping brutal drug cartels of a major source of income, former President Vi...

Friday Talking Points -- Harry Reid Has a Good Week, Mitch McConnell Does Not

Chris Weigant | Posted 09.18.2013 | Politics
Chris Weigant

As America's children grow up and enter into the health insurance marketplace on their own, they will be the first generation who simply will not understand what the terms 'pre-existing condition' and 'lifetime cap' mean.

Ex-Prez Of Mexico Sits Down With High Times Magazine

The Huffington Post | Roque Planas | Posted 07.16.2013 | Latino Voices

It doesn’t get much more pro-marijuana than this. Ex-President of Mexico Vicente Fox sat down for an interview with High Times magazine, where h...

Carly Schwartz

Marijuana's Unlikely Allies Launch Huge New Effort | Carly Schwartz | Posted 07.09.2013 | Latino Voices

As the Obama administration's war on weed continues to eliminate jobs and shutter businesses, and the global war on drugs continues to take countless ...

Ex-President Of Mexico: I Would Grow Pot If It Were Legal

Agence France Presse | | Posted 08.06.2013 | World

Ex-president Vicente Fox says Mexico should legalize marijuana to steal business back from violent drug cartels -- and when it's legal, he's in (as a ...

National Chain Of Marijuana Stores Planned

AP/HuffPost | Posted 05.31.2013 | Business

SEATTLE -- Washington state businessmen who say they're trying to create the first national brand of marijuana received some heartfelt support Thursda...

The Starbucks Of Pot Shops?

The Stranger | Posted 07.31.2013 | Business

Jamen Shively, CEO of Seattle-based Diego Pellicer, announced plans this afternoon to invest $100 million over the next three years in the burgeoning ...

Schwarzenegger's New USC Policy Center Takes Up Immigration Reform: Where Is This Issue Heading?

William Bradley | Posted 07.01.2013 | Politics
William Bradley

It's not all that hard to incite a Republican race to the hard right on immigration. Once undertaken, that race ends up in the same place: one of fences, exclusion and super-heated rhetoric that utterly turns off most people of color and younger voters.

Vicente Fox: End the Drug War Now

The 420 Times | Posted 01.27.2013 | Politics
The 420 Times

As a man who cares deeply about the people of his homeland, former Mexican President Vicente Fox certainly hopes that officials in The United States turn down a different path, and that they do it soon.

Former Mexican President Fox Wows Students

Posted 03.03.2012 | Latino Voices

Former Mexican President Vicente Fox made time Friday to speak to Coronado Middle School students, encouraging them to value their educational opportu...

Former Mexican President Vicente Fox Challenges Corporate Leaders to Greater Commitment with the Hispanic Market

Lili Gil | Posted 11.22.2011 | Latino Voices
Lili Gil

"Instead of building walls, we should be building bridges" was one of the remarks former Mexican President Vicente Fox shared with top corporate leaders when asked about what message should we use to make business see and believe in the importance of the Hispanic market.

Mexican Standoff

Dan Rather | Posted 05.30.2011 | World
Dan Rather

According to former Mexican foreign minister Jorge Castañeda, legalizing "drugs in general, and marijuana in particular" would significantly diminish the bloodshed plaguing Mexico.

Mexico's Ex-President: Legalize Drugs

TIME | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

As Mexico drowns in drug related bloodshed -- suffering almost 12,000 murders in 2010 -- it is perhaps unsurprising that government critics turn up th...