Recent evidence from Brazil suggests that [environment, social, and governance] ESG practices may be crucial for publicly-traded companies—especially during extreme events such as the COVID-19 pandemic. This may change the hearts and minds of ESG skeptics.
Considering the level of passion from Bolsonaro supporters and the large number of Brazilians who dislike the president, Brazil could remain a highly polarized country and runs the risk of slipping into a political landscape where groups from the left and right express themselves more forcibly through non-constitutional means.
In the short-to-medium term, vaccine sales would greatly strengthen the dictatorship, neutralize the consequences of its extensive human rights abuses, and postpone the ultimate reckoning of its failed system.
In 2022, the United States will find that after a few initial signs of hope, the hemisphere to which it is intimately bound by ties of geography, commerce, and family is more dangerous, less democratic, less stable, less willing to cooperate, and more engaged than ever with its extra-regional rivals.
Few have specifically studied vaccination in the Caribbean. This study aims to help fill this gap, understanding vaccine diplomacy and great powers’ combination of humanitarian and geopolitical motives.
How are misinformation, disinformation, and propaganda disseminated in Latin America by foreign state media sources and consumed by Latin American audiences, and what are the regional policy implications of such consumption?
Mentel specified that disinformation and fake news do not create dysfunction out of nothing. Instead, they magnify social fault lines.
Guy Mentel: Fake news can only be stopped by the cooperation of institutions, government, and society
In the face of widespread disinformation, Guy Mentel, the Executive Director of Global Americans, argues that institutions, governments, and society must put a stop to the pandemic of disinformation and fake news that currently permeates the world.