There are major differences in dealing with rights, media and public, information and expression, in autocracies and democracies.
There are many capitalist societies without democracy in today’s world. However, democracies without capitalism have never existed.
This isn’t just a geopolitical challenge, but something that also affects the very narrative of democratic societies
The year has kicked off with authoritarian Latin American governments attacking their civil society, throughout the region.
Democracy, as a system of governance, process and movement, made a huge difference in Argentina last week. Many congratulations followed…
Democracies in Latin America have been rocked by repeated crises of disaffection and civic unrest, with uncertain outcomes.
There seem to be some common denominators that mark Latin American intellectuals’ identity and public actions.
The traditional model of socialist citizenship include induced fragmentation and civic selectivity, which persist in this new activism.
In unison 2 events of global significance. The largest protests for racial justice since the Civil Rights movement in the 1960s, and the demonstrations in Hong Kong.
Several friends sent me the column about Cuba written by Anthony DePalma for The New York Times. It touched a thousand nerves.