This video by the young Guatemalan leader Gloria Álvarez is better than anything I’ve heard from many of our so-called leaders in quite a while. Unlike most, Ms. Álvarez takes the battle for ideas head on.
Ms. Álvarez makes an impassioned plea for the use of technology to spread republican ideas and values that can counter populism. I don’t know if she’s fighting a losing battle or not, but it’s a battle worth fighting.
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