opinion and analysis

AS I SEE IT

West hit by a triple whammy

The welfare state was an admirable creation, but it is structurally incapable of coping with the demographic changes it contributed to bring about.

Saturday 15 December, 2018

THE ROAD TO 2019

Macri’s post-G20 euphoria

Carrió is a key player for Macri, guaranteeing the support of urban middle classes, disillusioned with the rampant corruption that has marked Argentina for decades.

Saturday 8 December, 2018

G20 LEADERS SUMMIT

GoGo20

Whatever they are here for, welcome Mr Trump to the land of freeloaders, corrupt presidents and a widespread national aspiration to become public employees as a safe job in which to go on strike.

Friday 30 November, 2018

FROM WHERE I STAND

Honour can only come from doing your duty

The FOPEA awards ceremony gave me an opportunity to emphasise a point I have been making for years. I believe that journalism is more than a profession, it is a vocation. It is a vocation because journalists have a duty to inform. I believe that they are also the guardians of the people and the defenders of democracy.

Saturday 17 November, 2018

ECONOMIC QUESTIONS

Midterms and the medium term

Perspectives seem to be broadening from beyond a fiscal and monetary focus, realising that the problem is not just the budget deficit but also the balance of trade and payments.

Saturday 10 November, 2018

POLITICS AND TIME

Argentine déjà vu

Recession is beginning to generate political instability as different actors are now standing up to Macri, from union leaders to the Catholic Church.

Saturday 20 October, 2018

Poll

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