Category Archives: US hegemony

6/4/20: Mexican and Canadian Perceptions of the U.S.: Leadership With a Negative Exponent

Here is an extraordinary snapshot of Canadian and Mexican perceptions of the U.S. via Pew Research:

Pew Research own summary is less damming than my inserts above suggest:

But think of this, for a second: these are two of the U.S. closest trading and cultural and social partners. And their positive perceptions of the U.S. are now at 6% and 11%. What, pray, position of leadership can the U.S. claim with this sort of the numbers coming from its closest neighbours?