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Latin America Politics

A New Left Turn in Latin America? COVID-19, Populism and Polarization

The apparent victory of socialist candidate Pedro Castillo in Peru’s general election this year hints at a leftward political trend in Latin America. COVID-19 has played a role in this, but the key driver of the shift is more fundamental. However, looking beyond the left-right paradigm, recent developments are indicative of worsening populism and political polarization in the region.

Security South and Central Asia

Kashmir riots highlight the risk of growing instability

The death of Hizbul Mujahideen’s leader in a gun battle with government forces in Kashmir sparked days of clashes. The insurgency is likely to continue, exploiting the India-Pakistan stalemate.

Asia Pacific Politics

Risk outlook in the Philippines’ presidential election

On May 9th, the Philippines will go to the polls to select a new president. What are the key prospects and risks for investors in the upcoming presidential election. The Philippine

Economics North America

September rate hike could push US back into recession

Although July’s jobs report looks rosy, several areas of weakness remain. The recovery of the US economy is still fragile, and a premature rate increase could send the economy back

Economics North America

All-In Nation Growth Agenda, In or Out?

All-In Nation is a collaboration between the Center for American Progress and PolicyLink, and it is centered on exploring ways to create broad-based economic growth. Their progressive agenda is to