The False Dilemma Between State or Market

How we can understand the current socio-economic governance? Is only the private sector the main economic vector? The globalization has multiplied and strengthened economic, social, political, and environmental agendas, risks, and potential coordinations, but which should be the role of the State in this context?

Burkina Faso Coup and the Sahel Militant Domino Effect

In Burkina Faso, the military seized power in the cities of Ouagadougou, Kaya, and Ouahigouya. While the phrases “military coup” and “public jubilation” may seem an odd pairing to western ears, in the capital city of Ouagadougou, hundreds took to the streets in celebration.

[ANALYSIS] The Entropy and Multiplication of Risks: The Last Period of Globalization?

How could we explain the last phase of the current globalization period? Does the slowdown in global trade, and the proliferation of climatic, health, economic and productive risks have something to do with it?

Will 2022 Bring “Ordem e Progresso” to Brazil?

The ultra-conservative government of Jair Bolsonaro is experiencing its hardest challenge. The president’s approval rating fell to its lowest since 2019. On the other side of the sea, former President Luis Inacio “Lula” Da Silva leads the race for the 2022 election, almost doubling the vote intention of the government.

[BOOK REVIEW] Identity: The Demand for Dignity and the Politics of Resentment

In 2014, the New York Times bestselling author of The Origins of Political Order and American political scientist Yoshihiro Francis Fukuyama published his analysis of “identity politics” in “Identity: The Demand for Dignity and the Politic of Resentment.” Content Writer Mariana Henriques Martins reviews the book for TNGO.

Ghada Jamal: the Painter of the Lebanese’s Suffering and Hope

Encounter with the Lebanese artist Ghada Jamal during her exhibition “Belonging for 1990-2022” depicting the suffering and hopes of Lebanon.

Kanal Istanbul: A Story of Dangerous and Controversial Megalomania

Since 2011, Erdogan has been pushing for the construction of a new canal to link the Black Sea to the Sea of Marmara. However, this project has been vastly criticized by the public and poses major concerns in a multitude of spheres from the environment to the geopolitical balance of the region.

Fernet with Vodka

The Argentinians adopted, due to the Italian immigration of the early XX century, a sour herbal wine called “Fernet Branca” – usually mixed with the popular drink “Coca Cola.” The sour taste of Fernet makes it tough to combine it with vodka. However, in harsh times beggars can’t be choosers.