Political fracking in times of polarization
Over the last decade, we have seen political fracking grow at a disturbing rate, where certain actors fracture and pollute society for their own benefit.
Only politics will slow climate change
A recent report by the World Meteorological Organization highlights that greenhouse gases have reached record levels, which is translating into serious consequences for the planet.
Repercussions of the War in Ukraine on Latin America’s Economy
After the economic expansion and relative recovery recorded in 2021, the region will return to the low growth due to the repercussions of the war between Russia and Ukraine.
Latin American cities falling behind in attracting investments
Latin American cities are far behind North America in relevant aspects such as energy costs and utilities, or tax payments.
The new Latin American “pink wave” and relations with China
While the Belt and Road Initiative could open up opportunities for infrastructure development in the region, it requires a coordinated strategy that leverages regional complementarities.
How about taxing oil company profits to finance energy transition?
The energy transition requires financing and there are different instruments that could be used to self-finance it. One of them is windfall profits taxes.
The Discussion on Free Trade Agreements
Several aspects should be debated as a priority for international trade policy, but these issues are not discussed as the new international dynamics do not find their place in a debate that is often polarized.
Digitalization and Privacy: beyond surveillance capitalism?
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
Lack of medicines in Brazil: a problem that comes from outside and meets with political inertia
Brazil depends on imported supplies, especially from China, where 95% of its medicines come from, and its production chains have been disrupted by the Covid-19 pandemic.
Inflation, the federal government’s program and monetary policy in Mexico
In July 2022, the National Consumer Price Index (NCPI) had an annualized variation of 8.15%. It was the highest rate in Mexico in the 21st century.