opinion and analysis

AS I SEE IT

Argentina’s goddess of strife

Cristina has made an already wretched economic situation even worse; a mere glimpse of her is enough to make hardened veterans of countless financial battles turn tail and run for cover.

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AS I SEE IT

The incredible shrinking empire

Japan’s new emperor, Naruhito, has slightly more subjects than his father Akihito had back in 1989, but it was during the latter’s reign that demography turned ugly.

Saturday 4 May, 2019

ELECTION 2019: CORRIENTES

Deep waters run still

One of only five districts aligned with President Macri, Corrientes has swum against the tide much longer than others like, say, Jujuy – the birthplace of independence hero José de San Martín (in Yapeyú, 1778) has almost always bucked the national mainstream.

Saturday 27 April, 2019

ELECTION 2019: RIO NEGRO

River deep, mountain high

In most provinces the gubernatorial race is the main interest after the presidential showdown but Río Negro’s voting will offer a competing focus – the apparent departure of that ultimate wheeler-dealer Miguel Angel Pichetto after three terms in the Senate.

Saturday 6 April, 2019

AS I SEE IT

The sins of our forefathers

The notion that people of European origin are uniquely brutal and are therefore responsible for most of the world’s many ills is well entrenched in Western academic circles.

Saturday 30 March, 2019

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