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Politics recovered: "Keeping hope alive is a very important act of rebellion"

Pedro Kumamoto is an authentic, charismatic character. He is different - like Wikipolítica. And they both have a long way ahead. Español Português

Before we started recording this series of interviews, I was given some indications by the directors of the show: "Speak softly, we want intimacy"; "Let the interviewees think, your questions are difficult."

When Pedro Kumamoto got to our set at the IMPA Cultural Center in Buenos Aires, I knew that we would fulfill that mission.

There is something magical about Kuma, you can feel his charisma. As I inadvertently said during the interview, “Kuma has the merit of being authentic".

Pedro is different, and Wikipolítica is also a different sort of movement, made of pixels and paving stones. They both have a long way ahead and they want to go further.

Below, the full interview:


Politics Recovered is a series of interviews to 11 leading members of the Network of Political Innovation in Latin America. Taking advantage of the fact that they were meeting in Buenos Aires, Agustín Frizzera asked them what their vision of the new ways of doing politics is, and how do they approach the building of citizens’ rights and the inclusive use of technology.

About the authors

Agustín Frizzera es miembro y cofundador del Partido de la Red y miembro fundador del Grupo Interrupción y de la Asociación Civil Sumando en Argentina, licenciado en sociología por la Universidad de Buenos Aires y máster en gestión urtbanística por la Universidad Politécnica de Cataluña en Barcelona.

Agustín Frizzera is a member and co-founder of the Network Party and a founding member of the Grupo Interrupción and of the Asociación Civil Sumando in Argentina. He holds a bachelor degree in Sociology from the University of Buenos Aires and a master's degree in Urban Management from the Polytechnic University of Catalonia in Barcelona.

Pedro Kumamoto es político independiente mexicano, y diputado  en el Congreso del estado de Jalisco. Es licenciado en Gestión Cultural por el ITESO de Guadalajara.

Pedro Kumamoto is an independent Mexican politician and member of the Congress of the state of Jalisco. Kumamoto holds a bachelor's degree in Cultural administration from the ITESO institute, Guadalajara.

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