Posts Tagged ‘Participación política’
The Ecuadorean Miracle?
With Venezuela and Argentina in trouble, many look to Ecuador in search of a inspiring model for the Left. The first impression is encouraging. Upon arriving at Quito’s superb airport you get a sense of the Correa government’s investment in infrastructure that extends into two-lane roads from the door to the Amazon in Puyo.Read More
Transitional Justicie and the Peace Process in Colombia
This article studies the measures that society and the Colombian government should implement to democratically overcome the armed conflict. These measures are both numerous and complex.Read More
Democracy without Participation?
It is foolish, the result of an elitist and antiquated view, to think of social protests as a deficiency. On the contrary, it is the best sign that the excluded sector feels they have a voice to participate politically and express their disagreements.Read More
Discomfort and Democracy
Marches, road blocks and protests may create discomfort in some sectors. But attempts to suppress them may end up asphyxiating democracy. Even for those who defend social mobilizations, these protests can become uncomfortable.Read More
The second round of the Legal Framework for Peace
Petro’s balcony –and now, Falcao’s knee—have managed to overshadow the recent Constitutional Court decision regarding the Legal Framework for Peace.Read More
Who Would Want to be a Public Official?
The removal from office of the Financial Superintendent is yet another sign of the excessive power of the Inspector General’s Office.Read More
Injustices and Wars
Injustices cause wars but wars, in turn, also cause injustices. In Colombia, for example, injustice derives from the high inequality in agrarian land ownership, which was used by the guerrillas as a justification for their armed uprising.Read More