Ecuador: an Oasis of Liberty in the Latin American Desert

Ecuador is a unique case in the region, finally breathing after 14 years of radical socialism. While Ecuador elected a liberal president (economically speaking) this year, the rest of the continent seems fully immersed in socialist regimes, or “21st Century…

¿De qué hablamos cuando hablamos de populismo?

for English, see below previamente publicado aquí UN PEQUEÑO ANÁLISIS DEL POPULISMO Si les digo que no piensen en un elefante rosa, ¿qué es lo primero que se les viene a la cabeza? Posiblemente sea ese animal en un color…

Haunted by a ghost in our minds: pleading for a sustainable liberalism

(Part 2) In the first publication of this series, we reconstructed how liberal theory influenced some of the most important policy tools to avert climate disaster. Above all, the purpose was to remind liberals that holding free individuals accountable for…

Haunted by a Ghost in our Minds: Pleading for a Sustainable Liberalism

(Part 1) In a great deal of European countries, the liberal parties of the 1970s acted as the first advocates of environmental protection – long before green parties took over their role with a new narrative. Sustainability has long been…

Interview with George-Marinos Papanikolaou

George-Marinos Papanikolaou is a co-founder of the Young Liberals Greece and has been Chairman since the establishment of the organization in January 2017. He has been involved in youth politics since his years at university, where he served twice as…

Europe and the Atlantic for a Young Italian Liberal

When thinking about liberalism in Italy, we can start by saying immediately that our country has a longstanding tradition of political liberalism, tracing back to the years of its national unification. Indeed, liberals were great Italian statesmen, such as Prime…

National Liberals – An Iranian case study

Humans die, but ideas remain alive and spread all over the world. In order to know a country, one has to learn about what idea it has of itself: the culture, history, literature and its national heroes. This knowledge will…

Liberalism and Military Intervention

“The world is a mess. The world is as angry as it gets” – Donald Trump Liberalism and military matters have always been odd topics to square. As with most ideologies, there are nuances and varied interpretations of liberalism.  Generally…