Social Media Amplifies Mexican Protest Against PRI, Peña Nieto, and Televisa

May 19, 2012
6:20 PM

Social media is the new equalizer. Today in Mexico, a protest against the possible return of the country's Institutional Ruling Party (PRI), which ruled Mexico for 71 consecutive years, to the presidential palace. The PRI's candidate, Enrique Peña Nieto, is leading key polls for the July 1 election, according to reports. Under its rule, the PRI was known for its repression and political corruption.!/betterchemo/status/203969056045416448

Here is a Storify of recent photos and tweets about #MarchaYoSoy132. (Thanks to our friends at The News Taco for posting the original link on their Facebook site.)