Ross continues his remarkable reporting from Mexico City (“El Monstruo”) with the revelation that the next Mexican Revolution may already be upon us. “Don’t look now,” he says, “but the long-awaited resurgence of the Mexican Revolution has already begun.” There have been some indications of legitimate guerrilla activity, but for the most part the rebellion is nonideological and lacks class orientation. It’s the narco-insurrection that has led to the mobilization of 140,000 of Mexican Army troops and large detachments of Naval Marines — as the government fears the possibility of a “symbiosis” of drug gangs and armed political guerrillas.

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