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Antanas Mockus

Creative Solutions to Crises -- Through Play

Mary Flanagan | Posted 12.16.2014 | Impact
Mary Flanagan

We must reinvent rusty old conflict models, or we will never escape the vicious cycle of war countering war. Violence isn't the answer to seemingly intractable problems. And yet, we're only as brilliant as the tools we've learned to use.

Colombia Elections: Brainy Outsider vs. Uribe Torchbearer

AP | FRANK BAJAK | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

IBAGUE, Colombia — The campaign rally feels like a cross between a civics lecture and a revival meeting. The bespectacled former university rect...

Colombia: and the Winner Is, Antanas Mockus

Aldo Civico | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Aldo Civico

Over the past ten days, I was amazed to see window with signboards for Antanas Mockus, the presidential candidate of the Green Party. It's the Colombian version of the Obama syndrome.

Second Act for South American Left: Are Greens the Answer?

Nikolas Kozloff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Nikolas Kozloff

If Antanas Mockus of Columbia is elected, he will be the first Green president in the world.

Carville, Colombia and BP

Nikolas Kozloff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Nikolas Kozloff

James Carville moves in powerful circles in the U.S. What's less commonly known, however, is that he is also a virtual kingmaker in Latin America.

Washington and the Colombian Elections

Aldo Civico | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Aldo Civico

There is an anecdote circulating in Washington. It is about a meeting between the Colombian foreign minister Bermudez and the president of the Senate ...

The Colombian Elections: Who Will Be the Next President of Macondo?

Michael Fairbanks | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Michael Fairbanks

How many countries in the world could elect as its next president someone who dropped his pants and mooned a disrespectful audience of students?

Antanas Mockus: Has Colombia Found Its Obama?

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

By Nadja Drost - GlobalPost BOGOTA, Colombia -- He got married on an elephant. He dispatched mimes into the streets to shame drivers into respectin...

Tactics and Strategies

Jaclyn Simon | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jaclyn Simon

Presidential candidate Antanas Mockus is a potential ray of light in Colombia's political miasma of corruption.

Colombia's Next President: A Renovation for the South American Left?

Nikolas Kozloff | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Nikolas Kozloff

In terms of its potential political and geopolitical importance for the wider region, a Mockus victory cannot be understated and would turn conventional politics in Colombia on its head.