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Public Intellectual

May 24, 2021

Colombia has once again called for a general strike and taken to the streets in protest. Government officials have resigned, proposed tax law reform withdrawn, and still people protest. Protestors have been murdered and disappeared by police, the president is giving speeches in English. Nicolas R. Melo explains the complicated history that tells us what is going on now, and why soccer might ultimately be the thing to bring it all down.

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