Wealth Is Not Everything: What Future State Rulers Can Learn from Chile (Opinion)

There is no question that if a country's prosperity declines, political disputes will increase. But as it grows, social peace is far from being restored. Trust in the state is more important than economic development - a reflection on the future of statehood.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - (Opinion) South America is unquestionably a state laboratory. So what can we learn about the future of the state? How it fails better - or how it does better? This is the question to address.

The magnitude of the events that swept across Chile on October 18th last year shocked the world. Contrary to the usual global perception, which views this small country in the southern hemisphere as a model nation, massive protests . . .

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