Archive for October, 2015

La sorpresa

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Argentina’s presidential election will go to a runoff after business favorite Mauricio Macri surprised ruling-party candidate Daniel Scioli in Sunday’s vote. Scioli will surely now say Macri wants to slash social programs. But voters may rather see Cristina Fernandez’s economics as unsustainable.
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(Photo mine from a 2005 trip to Buenos Aires.)

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My latest column – Illusion’s end

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Argentina’s election Sunday heralds an end to the magical economic thinking of President Cristina Fernandez.  http://reut.rs/1PGPWay