Reinventing social democracy is a must for Latin America

By Ingo Plöger, President of the Strategic Council of CEAL In the evolution of democratic societies, the balance between conservatives and social democrats has always been a salutary balance sheet of the evolution of open societies. Conservatives want less state and more private initiative, while social democracy seeks the state’s actions and greater social equity. These counterweights have given democracies, on several occasions, the choices for the balance of social and economic. Especially for less developed societies, social democracy has always had a stronger appeal to seek a better balance in income distribution and economic evolution. Social democracy had at times, circumstances of loss of reference, so in the fall of the Berlin wall, it seemed that the referential for many […]