Rethinking Agroecological Policies: The ProHuerta Program

Created in 1990, the ProHuerta program is an Argentinian public policy focused on the self-production of food from an agroecological perspective, promoting food security and sovereignty. It is aimed at families – and to a lesser extent – small businesses.

The Presidential Image: Do Polls Tell the Truth About Gabriel Boric?

On March 11, 2021, Gabriel Boric won the Chilean presidential election with 55.8% of the votes. Fast forward four months later, and recent polls showcase a high level of disapproval –up to 50%– for his administration and overall image. As such, how did President Boric receive such a poor image in only four months of governing?

The Role of Science in Society: The Chinese Social Credit System

The Chinese credit score system, of mandatory participation, is based on a data crossing behavioral scoring network, that leads to individual punishments and rewards. Since its introduction, the SCS has been received apprehensively. Many highlight the dangers of research and development policies centered on an instrumental view of science which, conceals surveillance systems of the nationals and limits individual rights and freedoms.

Gender Pay Gap: How the Covid-19 Pandemic Set Gender Parity Back a Generation

Since the outbreak of the pandemic, gender gaps in labour force participation have increased. Setting back progress to equality for women by a generation. Nevertheless, the structural inequality was standing strong before the virus struck.