Why the Canadian darling of the alt-right is the most overrated public intellectual of our day

The meteoric rise of Jordan Peterson to the status of public intellectual stardom has been one of the most interesting, if not regrettable, cases of how the internet has created idols out of people…

Be on the right side of history and start wishing capitalism goodbye

There is just one New Year’s Resolution worth having in 2019: become a democratic socialist.

If you already are one, congratulations! This post may be preaching to the choir but I’m sure you’ll enjoy it anyway and will…

The communities and personalities behind conservatism’s lastest bid for your hearts and minds.

The emergence of a new conservative movement in the Western world in the 21st century has been one of the most important political developments of our time. But despite the way that this movement has influenced recent…

There are eerie similarities between fictional Night City and today’s Latin American reality

Ok, I have a confession to make: Cyberpunk 2077 is a masterpiece. Yes, the game has taken a lot of flak for the buggy, near-unplayable mess that it was upon release for the PS4 and Xbox One but I am blessed with the PC version which was clearly made with…

Rodrigo Aguilera

Economist, Latin Americanist, Diogenesian cynic, author of The Glass Half Empty: Debunking the Myth of Progress in the 21st Century

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