Samuele Mazzolini is a researcher in Ideology and Discourse Analysis at the University of Essex. He previously studied Economics and Politics at SOAS (University of London) and holds a Masters degree in Latin American Studies from the University of Oxford. He has worked as a political analyst and consultant for the Ecuadorian government and has been regular columnist for the Ecuadorian daily newspaper El Telégrafo. He is also a blogger for Il Fatto Quotidiano.
Economic shock therapy is back in Argentina, or at least that is a common policy description of President Mauricio Macri’s first ten months in office. Despite the catchy headlines, however, this description does not tell the whole story.