Author Archives: Chloe Pieters

Aug 12 2011

Reflections on contemporary social protests and governance

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By Guy Burton When the history of the present is eventually written, 2011 may well be most closely associated with the ‘Arab spring.’ Attention will undoubtedly centre on the revolutions of Tunisia and Egypt, as well as the currently ongoing … Continue reading

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Aug 10 2011

The Meaning behind Protests in Chile

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By Victor Figueroa-Clark There is an old Chilean saying that “no evil lasts a hundred years, and there’s no Christian that could stand it.” The recent protests that have spread across the country  mark the end of people’s patience with … Continue reading

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Aug 4 2011

Brazil’s International Rise: an overview of limitations and constraints

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By Guy Burton At a recent presentation to the LSE Ideas Centre, Roberto Jaguaribe, the Brazilian ambassador to the UK, painted a relatively positive picture of Brazil’s regional and global role.  He noted Brazil’s efforts to achieve greater regional integration, … Continue reading

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