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From Polarization to Persecution: Lessons from Argentina’s Media War

From Polarization to Persecution: Lessons from Argentina’s Media War

President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner delivers a speech at Buenos Aires’ Plaza de Mayo, April 2008.   On July 2nd, Donald Trump tweeted an edited video of himself beating ...

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No, Growth is Not a Result of Demand

No, Growth is Not a Result of Demand

Counterintuitive  Economics The  Keynesian fallacy fails to take into account basic economic logic. Yesterday evening I was invited by facundo Ramirez to the "Universidad Nacional ...

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Cristina Gives an Interview

Cristina Gives an Interview

She’s back. After slowing down for a few weeks after the primaries, the campaign for October’s midterm elections has resumed and Cristina Kirchner, former president and candidate ...

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The Lost Honor of Latin America’s Hard Left

The Lost Honor of Latin America’s Hard Left

 As right-wing dictators wreaked havoc on Latin America during the last century, left-wing movements played a major role in the struggle for democracy. At that time, such movement ...

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The Infernal Business of Social Programs

The Infernal Business of Social Programs

Roberto Cachanosky explains why ending poverty poverty and social plans would be the worst possible business for politicians.   Social plans became a big business for Kirchner's g ...

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Solzhenitsyn’s Russian Revolution

Solzhenitsyn’s Russian Revolution

A grant from an anonymous donor is enabling the late Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn’s epic cycle of novels about the Russian Revolution – a work which was the Soviet dissident writer’s “l ...

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Electoral Dance

Electoral Dance

On Sunday Argentina went through primaries for October’s midterm elections, and the big news was the continuous success of the Cambiemos alliance. Cambiemos performed much better ...

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Nothing is Free: Building 3 000 Kindergartens Isn’t Either

Nothing is Free: Building 3 000 Kindergartens Isn’t Either

  In September 2016,  I published an article for this webpage entitled "Nothing is Free: Building 3 000 Kindergartens Isn't Either" in which I predicted that the ambitious and lau ...

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ROSENDO FRAGA: “Cambiemos Chances of Winning are Around 60%, but Cristina may Still Improve Her Performance and Win the Election”

ROSENDO FRAGA: “Cambiemos Chances of Winning are Around 60%, but Cristina may Still Improve Her Performance and Win the Election”

Political analyst and protagonist of Libertad y Progreso’s Breakfast Cycle, Rosendo Fraga, estimated that Cambiemos has a 60% chance of winning in the legislative elections this y ...

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Libertad y Progreso Repudiates the Way in Which the Government of Venezuela is Steamrolling Over Individual Rights

Libertad y Progreso Repudiates the Way in Which the Government of Venezuela is Steamrolling Over Individual Rights

   Libertad y Progreso officially repudiates the way in which Nicolás Maduro's government is steamrolling over the rule of law and individual rights. His government is increasingl ...

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