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Sunday , 20 October 2019

The Rise and Fall of Identity Politics

The Rise and Fall of Identity Politics

Identity politics has metastasized to the whole societal body. For its very nature it has both promoted and produced a multiplicity of groups and “identities” under different bann ...

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Back In Black: The Return Of Argentina’s Black Market Exchange Rate As Capital Flight Accelerates

Back In Black: The Return Of Argentina’s Black Market Exchange Rate As Capital Flight Accelerates

Forbes - Argentina’s black market exchange rate initially surged nearly 25 percent above the official rate, meaning that despite desperate currency controls set in place by Financ ...

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Argentina’s President Suffers Setback in Primary

Argentina’s President Suffers Setback in Primary

WSJ - Argentina’s pro-business President Mauricio Macri suffered a crushing setback in a primary election on Sunday, indicating that he may lose re-election in October’s election ...

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Argentina will become a hopeless country if Cristina Fernandez wins

Argentina will become a hopeless country if Cristina Fernandez wins

Argentina’s populist former president Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner — who is nominally running for vice-president, but is the indisputable No. 1 on her ticket — is leading in mos ...

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Volatility Is Back in Argentina as Election Jitters Take Toll

Volatility Is Back in Argentina as Election Jitters Take Toll

Bloomberg - Argentine markets had finally seemed to find their footing, stabilizing after months of turmoil had sent the peso tumbling and borrowing costs soaring. But the past fe ...

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Macri’s hopes brighten as Argentina’s economy improves

Macri’s hopes brighten as Argentina’s economy improves

Finacial Times - After months of turmoil and a $56bn IMF bailout, talk of economic recovery in Argentina may be relative — but it is enough to give President Mauricio Macri renewe ...

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Should Argentina Dollarize Now?

Should Argentina Dollarize Now?

AIER - With the annual inflation rate currently at 55 percent, some economists have recommended that Argentina abandon the peso in favor of the dollar. John Cochrane, Steve Hanke, ...

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Argentina: It’s Time for Macri to Support Real Electoral Reform

Argentina: It’s Time for Macri to Support Real Electoral Reform

PANAMPOST - Republican Proposal, the major component of Maurcio Macri’s Cambiemos coalition, was born with the promise to improve upon the realm of traditional politics, which is ...

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Argentina presidential election taking shape

Argentina presidential election taking shape

A clearer picture is emerging in Argentina of who plans to run for president and who aims to ride shotgun. Just several weeks after populist former president Cristina Fernández de ...

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What is populism?

What is populism?

Emilio Ocampo - It can be useful to view populism as the painless, simplistic and arbitrary “solution” to society’s structural problems  that a charismatic and opportunistic polit ...

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