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Latin America

A Sleeping Giant Wakes: The Implications of Lula’s Sentence Annulment for Brazil’s 2022 General Elections

Since the annulment of former Brazilian President Lula's corruption conviction, polls indicate that a united-left front with Lula as candidate could defeat conservative President Bolsonaro in the 2022 elections. By…
Beate Meinl-Reisinger

Beate Meinl-Reisinger’s COVID Critique, Review And Restart For Austria

Beate Meinl-Reisinger, head of Austria's NEOS party, on how the NEOS would have taken Austria through the COVID-19 crisis, how the NEOS suggest opening up the economy after the lockdown…
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India & South Asia

COVID-19 Crisis Jeopardizes Democracy in India

In April and May of 2021, India underwent one of the world’s worst second waves of COVID-19. While new cases have sharply decreased, and Indonesia has become the new epicenter…

Two Currencies Aren’t Better Than One: Cuba’s Long-awaited Currency Unification

Towards the end of 2020, the Cuban government launched a currency unification policy amidst the island’s worst economic crisis since the early 1990s. Coupled with the island’s colonial past and…
Pak Yong Chol

Three Attractive KOREA Exhibitions in Bern, Switzerland until 2022

Switzerland’s capital Bern is currently hosting three exceptional Korea exhibitions: “Souvenir de Coree”; “Border Crossings - North and South Korean Art from the Sigg collection”; and “Let’s talk about mountains…
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen addresses the media about the covid-19 passport

VAX-Wars: EU Vaccine Politics

The EU’s politicization of vaccine procurement and distribution is costing lives and livelihoods. The European Medicine Agency’s handling of Sputnik V is no exception to this. Saving lives should take priority…

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