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The Lesser Evil

In his opinion piece last Sunday, William Ospina said that if he had to choose between two evils, Santos and Zuluaga, he prefers Zuluaga because he is the lesser evil.

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Yes or No to Peace? But What about Health Care?

We have all lived and suffered through the disproportionate focus on the topic of peace in the debates as the only and most important difference between the candidates. Little has been said about other substantive topics, like health care, education or the environment that are as vital as peace and in the end help realize it.

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Who to Vote Against (II)

The presidential elections will be decided by undecided voters: the abstainers who doubt whether or not to leave their homes on June 15th, those who voted blank in the first round, the independents who voted for Peñalosa, the people on the Left who were left without a candidate and the conservatives respectful of the law who, with good reason, hesitate in following Marta Lucia jump toward Uribism.

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The Ethics of Responsiblity

In an interview published in this newspaper, Senator Jorge Robledo reiterated his idea that Santos, Zuluaga and Uribe are the same thing, and insinuated that to maintain ideological coherence and defend his principles, he will not vote for any of them.

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Democracy or plutocracy?

Is the United States becoming aplutocracy? This is a legitimate question, since the influence of money in elections in that country is already overwhelming, and it may continue to increase due to a recent US Supreme Court decision (the McCutcheon case).

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Blank Votes: Who Wins?

The blank vote appears to be a strike against political clientelism. But in reality, at least in the congressional elections this Sunday, it is strike against the public itself, since it favors the clientelist machinery.

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Artículo de Litigio

Electoral Code

Public action of unconstitutionality against articles 10 and 102 in their entirety and partially against articles 12, 26, 32, 40, 47, 75, 79, 85, 101, 149 & 157 of Decree 2241 of 1986 (Colombian Electoral Code).

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Limits to Freedom of Expression: Patriotic Union

Dejusticia filed an amicus in the tutela action against Dr. Fabio Echeverri Correa, manager of the re-election campaign for Presidential Candidate Álvaro Uribe Vélez, for violating the fundamental rights of honor and good name, physical integrity and life.

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