opinion and analysis

EDUCATION WITHOUT BORDERS

Money matters for international students

Rising university costs will make Argentines pause for thought when considering the worth of an international education. Even the most motivated and internationally minded families may have to think hard about the 'return' on their investment.

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The future of the digital world

Digital dystopia and the tyranny of Silicon Valley

Without regards for privacy, they’ve created a new dimension that has permeated every aspect of our lives. Devices, operating systems, applications and social platforms that have vastly improved our lot, granting us access to unlimited amounts of information in real time and literally at our fingertips.

Saturday 13 January, 2018

AS I SEE IT

Preaching democracy is out of fashion

Multiculturalism may be on the way out, but there are still plenty of politicians who think “exporting democracy” is by nature imperialistic, something only a white supremacist would dream of indulging in.

Saturday 6 January, 2018

ON EXTREME ABSURDISM IN ARGENTINE HISTORY

The surrealist lunacy of the bloody 1970s

In a way, it is what he claims in his preface, an introduction to the bloody 1970s. But even as the 300 pages are read, many a reader will simply find it unbelievable, madness. This was Argentina.

Sunday 17 December, 2017

ECONOMIC QUESTIONS

X-ray of the pampas revisited

Around the year 1975 when personal income was famously half the economy, 70 percent of Argentina was middle-class – today 45 percent at best (including such deprived sectors as schoolteachers) would describe themselves as middle-class.

Sunday 10 December, 2017

ON QUITE A YEAR FOR ANNIVERSARIES

The unbearable weight of history

Beyond these reminders of what is rapidly forgotten, the passing months of 2017 have been dotted with significant milestones which do not slip easily from people’s minds and recollections.

Saturday 2 December, 2017

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