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Politics recovered: "We have to come up with a new metalanguage"

Bernardo Gutiérrez is a narrator of these times, a first-hand witness and a participant in many of the street protests which characterize the recent past, and the present, in the region. Español Português

When talking to Bernardo Gutiérrez, you feel that things are moving and that actually anything solid tends to disappear into thin air, and possibly becomes more liquid.

In any case, Bernardo speaks, passionately, of deep yearnings. He is an inventor: an inventor of words, ideas, stories, who knows that the only hope for Latin American politics is to re-invent its narrative.

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.

Bernardo Gutiérrez (@bernardosampa em Twitter) é um jornalista, escritor e investigador hispano-brasileiro residente em São Paulo. Escreve de política, sociedade e cultura brasileira (e latino-americana) desde o ano 2.000. Sobre Brasil tem publicado o livros Cale Amazonas (Altaïr, 2010), colaborado em livros coletivos como ''Amanhã vai ser maior' (Anna Blume, 2014) ou sido um dos editores de 'JUNHO: potência das ruas e das redes' (Friedrich Ebert Siftung, 2014).

Bernardo Gutiérrez (@bernardosampa em Twitter) es un periodista, escritor e investigador hispano-brasileño residente en São Paulo. Escribe de política, sociedad y cultura brasileña (y latinoamericana) desde el año 2000. Sobre Brasil ha publicado el libros Calle Amazonas (Altaïr, 2010), colaborado en libros colectivos como 'Amanhã vai ser maior' (Anna Blume, 2014) o sido uno de los editores de 'JUNHO: potência das ruas e das redes' (Friedrich Ebert Siftung, 2014).


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