Buenos Aires, Valparaíso, Santiago, Rosario.

by Ezequiel Zaidenwerg, PhD student at the Spanish and Portuguese Department I’m leaving Buenos Aires with bittersweet feelings, as it’s usually the case every time you go back home after having uprooted yourself. Although familiar in an almost visceral way, with each return the city feels more and more out of place, which I thinkContinue reading “Buenos Aires, Valparaíso, Santiago, Rosario.”

In Buenos Aires, Neoliberalism Is Performing Again

The stencil on top depicts Jorge Rafael Videla, the head of the first military junta that overthrew Isabel Martínez de Perón in 1976 and initiated the neoliberalization of the country; Carlos Saúl Menem, elected president from 1989 to 1999, widely associated to neoliberal reforms; and current president Mauricio Macri, with the universal recycling symbol, as if they were -andContinue reading “In Buenos Aires, Neoliberalism Is Performing Again”