Incompetence to practice politics
Skills and knowledge are components that are required in any profession. So, the level of training of politicians to hold office should be evaluated.
The Chagas Disease of Brazilian Politics
Antonio Chagas Freitas was a politician who dominated with a clientelist style the politics in Rio de Janeiro between 1970 and 1982. His practices extended to the PMDB and the new parties that emerged after 1979.
What should politics know about ChatGPT?
For a long time now, the position of the press vis-à-vis technology has been quite similar to that of politics: It embraces the worst predictions even before there is clear evidence.
Argentina’s democracy and the midlife crisis of the 40s
Argentina’s democracy has shown proof of resilience throughout four decades of institutional development.
Argentina: The (dis)unity of Frente de Todos
After the first year of the self-styled government Frente de Todos government, which took office in 2019, and having passed the moment of greatest isolation of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Argentine Government began to show signs, first, of its disagreements; second, of its divisions and disputes at present. The conflict in the Government is basically … Continued
Xiomara Castro’s first year of government
Within the pro-government political forces, complaints are heard about the government’s performance during this first year of mandate.
Not every presidential interruption is a coup d’état
The use of the concept of “coup d’état”, beyond its political-constitutional conceptualization, tends to enter the realm of narrative.
2023 and Latin America’s landscape
A new pink tide reignited the hopes on the left that a new progressive wave was the answer to the social unrest the region has been experiencing for the past few years.
Among Latin American passions and delusions: Soccer, World Cup and Politics
In Latin America, soccer and politics are two passions that go hand in hand, despite all those who claim that they should not be mixed.
Soccer and politics: the ins and outs of polarization
Politics not only cannot be understood without the uses and understandings of the soccer universe, but it also makes use of them for its performance.