ETHIOPIA’s devious path to DEMOCRACY – VisualPolitik EN

Ethiopia is witnessing a miracle. Its economy is growing at a 10% rate year after year and it’s also experimenting a democratic transition. Since Abiy Ahmed Ali took office, Ethiopia is shifting from a China-style communist system to a liberal democracy with free elections, freedom of speech and respect for ethic minorities. Nevertheless, this revolution … Read more ETHIOPIA’s devious path to DEMOCRACY – VisualPolitik EN

Why do JAPAN and KOREA get on so BADLY – VisualPolitik EN

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Why did HONG KONG say ‘ENOUGH’? – VisualPolitik EN

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A World of CITIES: THREAT or OPPORTUNITY? – VisualPolitik EN

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WHY Can’t ARGENTINA Beat INFLATION? – VisualPolitik EN

Argentina is one of the few countries in the world that is experiencing chronic inflation, inflation that they can’t get rid of. Argentina has lived under inflationary processes for at least the last five decades. In fact, since the Central Bank of Argentina was created in 1935, the average annual inflation rate has remained above … Read more WHY Can’t ARGENTINA Beat INFLATION? – VisualPolitik EN

JAPAN and CHILE, how to SURVIVE an EARTHQUAKE? – VisualPolitik EN

Earthquakes are one of the natural phenomena that have impacted the history of mankind the most: They have destroyed entire cities and have reaped the lives of millions and millions of people. That’s not new. What is new, is knowing how to resist them, how to survive and how to make safer buildings and infrastructure. … Read more JAPAN and CHILE, how to SURVIVE an EARTHQUAKE? – VisualPolitik EN

From LOS ANGELES to STOCKHOLM: a HOUSING crisis? – VisualPolitik EN

From Los Angeles to Stockholm, from Berlin to Barcelona: rental prices are skyrocketing in most of the World’s biggest cities. For example, in the city of Los Angeles, the average rent has risen 15% in the last 3 years. This is specially worrisome when it comes to the low income segment. Those who spend more … Read more From LOS ANGELES to STOCKHOLM: a HOUSING crisis? – VisualPolitik EN

The NEW Japanese IMPERIALISM – VisualPolitik EN

When we mention Japan, what’s the first thing that comes to mind? Probably most of us think of a modern, advanced country with a rich culture… Many may also think about manga, anime or video games. It’s likely that most of us have a very positive image of the Land of the Rising Sun. So … Read more The NEW Japanese IMPERIALISM – VisualPolitik EN

ISTANBUL, the New Mecca of MEDICAL TOURISM? – VisualPolitik EN

Located in a narrow water inlet that separates Europe and Asia, Istanbul is a city rooted in the most influential corners of history. Few cities can boast of having a past like theirs. The ancient city of Byzantium, Constantinople, today Istanbul, was none other than the capital of three great empires: the Roman empire of … Read more ISTANBUL, the New Mecca of MEDICAL TOURISM? – VisualPolitik EN

Is AirBNB pushing rental prices up? – VisualPolitik EN

AirBNB has registered over 400 million check-ins just in the last decade. Today, hundreds of people worldwide live off of their earnings from AirBNB. But this great success doesn’t come without problems. Throughout the world’s cities, platforms against this website are surfacing. In fact, many cities are banning or restricting AirBNB. The biggest reason is … Read more Is AirBNB pushing rental prices up? – VisualPolitik EN

Cars vs Cities: How can TRAFFIC be RESTRICTED? – VisualPolitik EN

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Why is South Korea Censoring the Internet? – VisualPolitik EN

South Korea is one of the freest and most democratic countries in Asia and also one of the most connected and technologically advanced countries in the world. This country has been the example of an economic miracle. In a little over 50 years it transformed from being a very poor country to one of the … Read more Why is South Korea Censoring the Internet? – VisualPolitik EN

CHINA, the BUBBLE of GHOST TOWNS? – VisualPolitik EN

In a world that is becoming increasingly populated and with larger and larger cities, we have to wonder… do cities have limits? Well, the truth is that yes. It is precisely for this reason that some countries are opting for a much more impressive solution than usual. We’re talking about the so-called “cities from scratch”, … Read more CHINA, the BUBBLE of GHOST TOWNS? – VisualPolitik EN

The Problem with the President (EU Edition) – VisualPolitik EN

Her name is URSULA VON DER LEYEN and she is about to become the next EU Commission President. She will be the equivalent of Donald Trump in the European Union: the most powerful person in Europe. And this is already official: on November 1st, she will take the oath. But who chose her? This is … Read more The Problem with the President (EU Edition) – VisualPolitik EN

Is PERU UNABLE to Achieve DEVELOPMENT? – VisualPolitik EN

In economic terms, for at least the last two decades, Peru has become a benchmark for Latin American countries. With high economic growth rates and a high commercial openness, in the last few years, Peru has experienced a huge decrease in poverty and has seen its middle class grow throughout the country. However, Peru’s economic … Read more Is PERU UNABLE to Achieve DEVELOPMENT? – VisualPolitik EN