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#ThePoliticsofReligion
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#ThePoliticsofReligion

Tomás Quesada-Alpízar - February 3, 2015

#IamCharlieHebdo#IAmNotCharlieHebdo#IAmAhmed#IAmFreedomOfExpression#IAmFreedomOfExpressionButNotHateSpeech#TheProblemIsBlasphemy#TheProblemIsIntolerance#TheProblemIsIslam#TheProblemIsExtremeIslam… Yes, political opinions took over social networks early this year. It was a gloomy start to 2015, a year we began already laden down with heavy…

We are the state: Citizen power from Iguala to Ferguson
Global
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Global
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We are the state: Citizen power from Iguala to Ferguson

Tomás Quesada-Alpízar - December 8, 2014

“L’état c’est moi” (I am the State) is a phrase commonly attributed to Louis XIV of France. Although there is no proof that he actually said it,…

She’s her own woman, not a ‘Keylorette’
Newsletter
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Newsletter
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She’s her own woman, not a ‘Keylorette’

Tomás Quesada Alpízar - November 3, 2014

“Her name is Dinnia, not Keylar.” This was the phrase that filled social media networks in a loud, clear voice a few days ago, as private and…

When ‘politician’ is a dirty word
Latin America
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Latin America
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When ‘politician’ is a dirty word

Tomás Quesada-Alpízar - October 13, 2014

Dear Tico Times Readers, I am proud to introduce a new monthly column of political opinion that will examine not only Costa Rican politics but also regional…

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