We continue with our chamuyo about these two systems…Is democracy always compatible with free market? Where do you draw a clear line between dictatorship and democracy? Would we want to be ruled by a Jon Stewart with power?
Our guests are Santiago Barona, Mexican-born citizen of the world, friend of the show and frequent collaborator, Andrés Djordjalian, University teacher and Ivan Briscoe, British journalist formerly living in Buenos Aires, now a resident of The Hague, Netherlands.
Moved by events in Venezuela and Ukraine, and inspired by an essay of The Economist on setbacks for democracy in recent years, we engage in a chamuyo about democracy and dictatorship, with some thought-provoking, controversial points.
And we finally deal with the American – Estadounidense debate in the Spanglish Playground section.
Paula Schargorodsky, Argentine filmaker produced a 7-min clip that went viral not long ago: “35 and Single”, about the social mandate to get married, freedom, balancing those two, the concept of “solterona”, and other issues.
Also, USA Today’s David Agren was in Buenos Aires to cover all things Pope Francis, in the week when his first year in the Vatican is being marked.