Coautora Nastassja Rojas
La libreta de racionamiento, más que garantizar el acceso permanente y sin restricciones a la alimentación, es una forma vedada de chantaje que genera dependencia del Estado para facilitar su control social.
Coautora Nastassja Rojas
Coautor Antulio Rosales
Cuando representantes del gobierno de Maduro y de la oposición se encuentran inmersos en un nuevo proceso de diálogo, miles de mujeres, tanto “de la oposición” como identificadas con el “chavismo”, han suscrito un comunicado conjunto exigiendo la despenalización del aborto.
In Latin America, democratic demands depend on who is in government. Carl Schmitt warned us more than half a century ago of this way of understanding politics: creating an antithesis to justify the fierce struggle and prevent “the other” from winning.
Co-author Irene Torres
Coastal stress” implies the loss of natural habitats or the deterioration of their quality. But its long-term consequences, in the most affected countries, can have incalculable economic and social impacts.
The president wants to eliminate the deputies who reach congress through proportional representation in order to “guarantee democracy”. But this reform opens the possibility of taking us back to the single-party system of the past.
La demografía, con su mirada de largo plazo, nos muestra tendencias del pasado que sin darnos cuenta han ido transformado a la sociedad, y nos proyecta otras que con desapasionada objetividad trazan nuestro futuro.
Rarely does a commonplace help to understand complex issues. The stereotype of the duality between proximity and remoteness that defines relations between Latin America and Spain is one that has marked them for decades.
President Bukele has made El Salvador the first country in the world to establish bitcoin as legal tender. The main reason, he has argued, is the savings it will bring by reducing commissions on remittances. But is bitcoin the best way to do this?
Most formal jobs in Venezuela are anchored to a scale that depends on the minimum wage. The value of the minimum wage is clearly an anomaly: $2.4. It is so, so low that it is enough for less than 1% of the basic food basket.
Co-author Robson Dias da Silva
The first Latin American country to become a republic, Haiti is one of the poorest in the world. Nearly two-thirds of its population survives on subsistence agriculture geared to the domestic market.
La pandemia de Covid-19 no ha desincentivado el cruce de migrantes. La reducción de detenidos en el 2020 se debe más al relativo “relajamiento” de las autoridades migratorias, que a la reducción del paso de migrantes.
Prior to the pandemic, the region experienced mobilizations of conservative groups against the recognition of equal marriage or gender identity that forced changes in public policies. It is possible that they may arise again in the future.
Co-author Soledad Castillo Jara
The migration of people from African and Asian countries is a growing phenomenon in Latin America. And although most of them originally head north, there are not few who decide to settle in one of the countries of the region.
Nayib Bukele resorted to the old Latin American recourse of violating the constitution to stay in power longer. And he did it to coincide with his experiment of legalizing bitcoin to distract the international press.
Bolsonaro said at an evangelical event that he envisioned three alternatives in his future: “to be imprisoned, dead or victory”. Will he be victorious? Probably not. But it is terrible that we have reached this point.
The new lefts incubated in the midst of a similar social rightism, worsening of economic inequalities and difficulty to build a political alternative, should read well the experiences of the most recent Latin American progressivism.