Sunday , 19 January 2020

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  • Argentina’s controversial foreign policy

    Argentina’s controversial foreign policy

    The Global Americans - A month after its inauguration, Alberto Fernández’s government in Argentina has received some backlash for its standing on foreign relations issues. Although ...

  • AMLO and the “Fourth Transformation” in Mexico

    AMLO and the “Fourth Transformation” in Mexico

    CATO - According to Enrique Krauze, Mexicos prominent classical-liberal intellectual, new winds of authoritarianism are sweeping across Latin America, characterized by all-mighty c ...

  • Argentina’s National Pastime: Hating on the IMF

    Argentina’s National Pastime: Hating on the IMF

    WSJ BUENOS AIRES—Most countries have a historic villain. For Cuba, it is Uncle Sam. For some in the Middle East, it is Israel. Here in Argentina, many direct their rage at the Inte ...

  • Human Freedom Index

    Human Freedom Index

    CATO - The Human Freedom Index presents the state of human freedom in the world based on a broad measure that encompasses personal, civil, and economic freedom. Human freedom is a ...

On Capitalists and Cronies

On Capitalists and Cronies

Gloria Alvares explains how capitalism works and how it differs from the crony capitalism many consider a market economy. Subtitles in English! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2UN ...

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Social Programs: How to Turn them Into Genuine Jobs

Social Programs: How to Turn them Into Genuine Jobs

    At a conference in the University of CEMA, Libertad y Progreso's representative Marcos Hilding Ohlsson participated in a debate alongside Instituto Amagi's economist Robe ...

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Trump and Francis: White Smoke From the Vatican?

Trump and Francis: White Smoke From the Vatican?

"Give back to Ceasar what is Ceasar’s and to God what is God’s," said Jesus in relation to the taxes paid to the Roman Emperor. In some sense that was a kind of restarting point, ...

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Learn Free or Die

Learn Free or Die

More and more US states are enacting laws that give parents the funds to choose their children’s private schools  Now that there are no more teacher strikes, is everything OK? Wit ...

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New Zealand, Switzerland, Denmark and Finland are Still the World Champions in Institutional Quality; Chile is Still Ahead in Latin America

New Zealand, Switzerland, Denmark and Finland are Still the World Champions in Institutional Quality; Chile is Still Ahead in Latin America

 The results of the 2017’s Index of Institutional Quality, carried out by Martín Krause, confirm once again that the world champions for institutional quality are still the same: ...

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Our New Institutional Quality Index Is Here

Our New Institutional Quality Index Is Here

Every year Libertad y Progreso, along with the Friedrich Naumann Foundation and RELIAL,  develops an index that measures the state of institutions throughout the world, elaboratin ...

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The Invisible Continent

The Invisible Continent

Cuban exile Carlos Alberto Montaner analyses the role Latin America, and its populist regimes, play in international politics.  Latin America is, for better or for worst, the invi ...

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Argentina Kicks Off Plan To Turn Welfare Into Employment

Argentina Kicks Off Plan To Turn Welfare Into Employment

  Companies that hire welfare recipients will receive a subsidy from the State for up to 24 months.  The government kicked off a program that hopes to encourage businesses to empl ...

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Trump Can Take the Lead in Latin America, But He Must Act Soon

Trump Can Take the Lead in Latin America, But He Must Act Soon

  Over the past few weeks, President Trump has deployed a very intense agenda when it comes to the international arena. This has played out in the form of ultimatum(s) to North Ko ...

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Facing Teachers’  Strikes: Two Proposed Solutions

Facing Teachers’ Strikes: Two Proposed Solutions

Mendoza province and Ecuador's leftist government show effective ways to tackle challenge.  Although the evidence from many years shows that the fact that children are in the clas ...

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