Today, polarization has a less empirical and more political-affective ingredient that distinguishes it from the past and makes it a structural problem of today’s democracies.
Co-author Leonardo E. Stanley
Clean technology has evolved. Not only is it feasible to produce renewable energy on a large scale, it is also more cost-effective. But the cost of a wind turbine installed in Patagonia is much higher than one installed in Dusseldorf.
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.
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.
The IMF estimates a contraction of the world product in 2020 of 3.3% and Latin America is the most affected region. The reduction of the Latin American economy was 7% but with a great inequality between countries and regions.
Three million businesses have closed during the pandemic, affecting both formal and informal employment. With the recovery of activity, some 7.5 million people are expected to join the huge pool of Latin Americans working without social security.
“It may seem pretentious or exaggerated, but today not only begins a new government, today begins a change of political regime”. This phrase of the Mexican president, halfway between a promise and a proclamation, bears the trademark of a style of doing, thinking and feeling politics.
Co-author Daniela Carrión
The fashion industry is one of the most lucrative worldwide. It has a value similar to the GDP of France and employs more than 300 million people. However, it is the second most polluting industry in the world.