Bolivian general election of 2020 was more than just about Bolivia itself. It was one of the stories of hope in 2020.
When it comes to media, erasing contexts is a choice that serves a purpose.
If you’ve ever wondered why a discussion that entails someone playing the Devil’s Advocate can be rather frustrating, here’s my take on it. See if it resonates with you.
How does a county fall from the podium of democracy? And is it always a sudden fall?
An authoritarian regime is being dismantled in Belarus: what is this process and how come it is turning people into heroes without their permission?
Do you ever feel like your head is about to explode? What are the issues that have that effect on you? I claim that intellectually “getting” a certain situation doesn’t make you immune to feeling a certain way about it. In the end, I think this is what makes us human: it is very much allowed.
Whatever your personal journey of trying to understand someone else’s (collective) reality is, step into it with curiosity, openness to listen, and kindness. Fight the shame, fight the defensiveness. Your defensiveness is not at the centre here: that collective reality is.