politics

On January the 10th 2019 Cambridge Analytica pleaded guilty to using Facebook to collect the private details of 87 million users and strategically targeting them with political ads which helped Trump to victory similarly to the Brexit case. It is ...

AT LOGGERHEADS: LEGALITY VS LEGITIMACY The post-electoral crisis in Zimbabwe is far from over. The debate between law and politics has engulfed the post election period in the country. Legality or legitimacy is the bone of contention between President Mnangagwa ...

From trying to stop plain packaging on cigarettes to pushing through HS2 and opening the countryside to fracking, big business employs lobbying companies to persuade government to meet their interests. But what are the tricks of their trade? What does ...

Pink tide is an important phenomena in South America. By the end of the 1990s, South America was desperate for change...

Brazil’s economy is far from efficient and productive. A few months ago, Santander analyst Luciano Sobral (@drunkeynesian on Twitter) published a chart showing the evolution of Brazil’s GDP over time, alongside significant ruptures of the political order. One thing stood out: ...

The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines paradox as “one (such as a person, situation, or action) having seemingly contradictory qualities or phases”, which is exactly the situation that Colombia is currently going through. The past 7 of august, Ivan Duque, the new ...

World today is believed to be moving from unipolarity to multipolarity. Perhaps with the rise of China, it has already taken the course. Rauch and Wurm (2013) argue that following the thoughts of unipolarity debate, the world is going to be ...

A year was enough for the situation to change radically in Zimbabwe. But it will take more than an election to make a fresh start. Zimbabwe has been through radical changes within less than a year. President Robert Mugabe decided ...

On October 7, Brazil will hold its first election since Operation Car Wash ravaged the political landscape. Four years ago, the probe was still in its first months and hadn’t yet reached its status as the  “biggest anti-corruption investigation in Brazilian history.” ...

  Criticized by the left for forming an alliance with Mr. Temer and his party, Lula said in 2009 that “in Brazil, Jesus would be forced to make a coalition with Judas if he wanted to govern.” Almost nine years ...