Lições da crise grega – para quem quiser aprender

Lessons from the Greek crisis (#1): The worst enemy for the Left is the Left in power.

Lessons from the Greek crisis (#2): “Dignity” is a catchy ethnopopulist term to feed the masses. But at some point they’ll need actual food.

Lessons from the Greek crisis (#3): The greater the lies and populist BS that propel you to power, the greater your (inevitable) downfall.

Lessons from the Greek crisis (#4): When you have absolutely no arguments to use, just blame neoliberalism. It’s easy. And it always works.

Lessons from the Greek crisis (#5): Never make an egomaniac fool with a narcissistic personality disorder your Finance Minister. Just, no.

Lessons from the Greek crisis (#6): The starkest anti-establishment critics turn into the fiercest establishment proponents, once in power.

Lessons from the Greek crisis (#7): The political transition from a decades-long two-party status-quo to a multiparty one can be very messy.

Lessons from the Greek crisis (#8): There is no better refuge for an extreme populist with no arguments than a good conspiracy theory.

Lessons from the Greek crisis (#9): When many people distrust media/pollsters/politics, polls often fail to grasp true anti-establishment vote.

Lessons from the Greek crisis (#10): In the age of post-truth politics, facts don’t win elections. Sentiment and perceptions do.

Lessons from the Greek crisis (#11): Old media that depend on vitriolic sensationalism will eventually be confronted w/ sensational vitriol.

Lessons from the Greek crisis (#12): Every half-decent extreme populist politician has an armada of conspiracy-hungry trolls backing him up.

Lessons from the Greek crisis (#13): Overestimating power of status-quo & underestimating width of anti-establishment vote = very dangerous.

Lessons from the Greek crisis (#14): Chronically weak institutions can do very little to counter ideological whims of new populist govts.

Podem ver a sequência aqui.

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