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Polarization

Progressivism can defend the Palestinian people without falling into anti-Semitism

The struggle against anti-Semitism must be a fundamental part of progressive demands, as must be the struggle against Islamophobia, the occupation of the West Bank and the violation of the rights of the Palestinian people.

When political polarization reaches the pocketbook

If partisan sympathies or antipathies regulate affections and stiffen worldviews, models of society and prognoses about the future in such opposing ways, it should come as no surprise that every aspect of life becomes a trench.

2024: Polarization, Democracy and Elections

2024 will be a defining year for democracy in the region. El Salvador, Panama, Dominican Republic, Peru, Mexico and Uruguay will elect a new president and will be responsible for shaping the political trend in Latin America.

Populist Narrative, Polarization, and Democracy Fatigue

The populist narrative offers a cognitive shortcut that gives a simple meaning to the complexity of politics.

Spain: a fragile minority government increases polarization

Coauthor Martin Friedek No government formation since the end of Franco's dictatorship has polarized Spain as much as the current one.

The crack and the chainsaw

It is difficult to define Argentine parties in the right-left ideological orientation in a country where the electorate is basically centrist.