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Initial credits
00:06    |    
01:26    |    
The battle of ideas
Liberty and morality of the market
Role of universities 
Anecdote in the early 80's
03:33    |    
Resemblance between United States and Latin America
04:35    |    
Inequality idea
Equality paradox
Michelle Bachelet's speech in Chile
Inadequate discussions 
07:24    |    
Environmentalism ideals
Political speech
07:58    |    
Failure in argumentation
Approach to defend ideas
Francisco Marroquín University case
Oppression to press
09:15    |    
Region problem: economic bifurcation
Unfree countries
Grief of institutions
00:00    |    
Question and answer period 
Don't you think we should address the emotions instead the reasons?
Do you think the situation in the countries you mentioned is like a pendulum effect that goes and comes back? And, do you think this phenomena is inevitable?
How is the situation in Chile about Augusto Pinochet's Political Constitution?
What do you think about the size of Government of Guatemala and its institutions?
Real battle of ideas in social mass media and relation between emotions and reason
Efforts in academia and social mass media
Evolution in time of social model in order to improve freedom
Disagreement in pendulum effect 
Could you talk a little bit about corruption at public institutions? And, which of them do we have to strength and how can we do that?
What is your opinion regarding the situation of Peru?
Role of culture in economic activity
How can we be proactive about the causes of the idea people have about institutions and Government?
Ideas of Carlos, journalist at Venezuela
How do you go about changing for the long term? And, what causes this?
Importance and relationship between freedom and informal market in Latin America
Informal economy rate in Guatemala
Do you see any reversal in the United States? And, do you think United States goes to a Europe direction or somewhere else?
Could you talk about United States and the diplomatic relations with Cuba? And, how do you see the freedom situation in a long term?
Should we just trade with a military government although individuals can not?
Relationship between social mass media and journalism goals
How do you think the external ideas of other countries can influence the problems we have been talking about before?
Example of Germany
Case of China
01:24:38    |    
Closing statements 
01:24:59    |    
Final credits




Battle of Ideas in Latin America

08 de mayo de 2015   | Vistas: 1 |  

Mary Anastasia O'Grady begins the discussions giving an opinion about the actual status of the ideas of liberty and morality of the market in society, and the importance of academic life in universities as well as its role in creation of spaces in which students can debate about different topics and points of view. Besides, she comments the most important issues in the Latin American region and their effects in economy. At the end, O'Grady approach other topics such as the relation between emotion and reason in the political speech, social mass media and journalism, improve of freedom, situation in diplomatic relation between United States and Cuba, corruption in the region, and a point of view of Guatemala's Government size, institutions and political scene.

Mary Anastasia O'Grady is member of the editorial board and author of the column The Americas at The Wall Street…


Nuestra misión es la enseñanza y difusión de los principios éticos, jurídicos y económicos de una sociedad de personas libres y responsables.

Universidad Francisco Marroquín