Could the terrorist aggression of the Bolsonarist hordes against the pillars of the Brazilian institutional system have been an unexpected gift that favors the consolidation of democracy in that country?
Coauthor Ezequiel Raimondo
The current governments in Argentina and Brazil are much more similar than they would admit. At least, in terms of how they conceive society’s functioning and role.
This is nothing new that the COVID-19 pandemic accelerated the digitalization of everyday life, intensifying the online channeling of our activities or forcing a migration to the virtual world of those who sustained an analog way of living. The deepening of life anchored on the internet is often interpreted as favorable to the democratization of … Continued
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