mercoledì 22 febbraio 2012
Mario Monti and Italy's Generational Crisis: As the cost of Italian debt returns to reasonable levels, some are saying Rome has solved its fiscal crisis. But the problem is more than economic: unless Italy fundamentally alters its political culture, Monti's achievements will prove short-lived.
giovedì 9 febbraio 2012
Vázquez Mota and the 2012 Mexican Election: There are now three candidates for Mexico's July 1 presidential election, but it is Josefina Vázquez Mota’s place on the ticket that has the potential to upend the future of the country's politics. Unlike her two challengers, who are linked to the old guard and old boys' network, as a woman Vázquez Mota can claim to be the mantle of change, even against her own party.