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Camila Vergara

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Chile w/ Aldo Madariaga & Camila Vergara

The Dig

Dan interviews scholars Aldo Madariaga and Camila Vergara about how Chilean politics have been playing out since the massive popular uprisings that began in October 2019. Further reading: jacobinlat.com/2021/06/19/el-neoliberalismo-atenta-contra-la-democracia-2 newleftreview.org/sidecar/posts/burying-pinochet jacobinmag.com/2021/06/rene-rojas-interview-democracy-new-constitution-constituent-assembly-plebiscite-left-chile Support The Dig at Patreon.com/TheDig and (soon) receive our weekly newsletter.

1hr 59mins

26 Aug 2021

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Dig: Chile w/ Aldo Madariaga & Camila Vergara

Jacobin Radio

Dan interviews scholars Aldo Madariaga and Camila Vergara about how Chilean politics have been playing out since the massive popular uprisings that began in October 2019. Further reading: jacobinlat.com/2021/06/19/el-neoliberalismo-atenta-contra-la-democracia-2 newleftreview.org/sidecar/posts/burying-pinochet jacobinmag.com/2021/06/rene-rojas-interview-democracy-new-constitution-constituent-assembly-plebiscite-left-chile Support The Dig at Patreon.com/TheDig and (soon) receive our weekly newsletter.

1hr 59mins

26 Aug 2021

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Camila Vergara on the Constitutional Convention in Chile

A Correction Podcast

Camila Vergara is a Postdoctoral Research Scholar at the Eric H. Holder Jr. Initiative for Civil and Political Rights. Her research combines a critical interpretation of modern and contemporary political thought, grounded on the material organization of power, and a normative political theory guided by a radical republican critique of procedural theories of justice. By focusing on the relation between inequality, corruption, and domination, her work is an economically engaged political philosophy that examines issues of political legitimacy and popular authority within different conceptions of liberty and the organizations of power they promote. Her forthcoming book, Systemic Corruption. Constitutional Ideas for an Anti-Oligarchic Republic, theorizes the crisis of democracy from a structural point of view, arguing that representative governments suffer from systemic corruption, a form of political decay that should be understood as the oligarchization of society’s political and legal structures. Prior to the Holder Initiative, she was a lecturer in political theory at New York University, and on constitutional law at Columbia’s School of Professional Studies. She also served as press attaché for Chile at the United Nations and worked as a journalist for several media outlets in Chile. She holds a PhD in Political Science from Columbia University, with a special minor in constitutional law; an MA in Politics from the New School for Social Research, with a focus on theories of constituent power and authority; and an MA in Latin American and Caribbean Studies from New York University (Fulbright Scholar), with an expertise on the constituent populist revolutions in Latin America during the first decade of the 21st century. If you are enjoying our podcast, make sure to give us a rating and review on Apple Podcasts - it helps others find our podcast! A Correction Podcast Episodes RSS

12 Aug 2021

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Camila Vergara & Systemic Corruption

The Philosopher & The News

What do we have to learn from the Ancient Greeks when it comes to thinking about the corruption of our own political system? Since corruption doesn’t seem to go away simply by electing different leaders, might it be fixed by rethinking our constitutional foundations? And what did Machiavelli mean when he said that  “an evil-disposed citizen cannot effect any changes for the worse in a republic, unless it be already corrupt”?Camila Vergara is a postdoctoral researcher at Columbia University in New York, and the author of Systemic Corruption: Constitutional Ideas for an Anti-Oligarchic Society. In her book, Camila argues that our current understanding of corruption as a moral and legal failure that concerns individual bad actors is too narrow, obstructing a much richer understanding of the corruption of government as a systemic problem. This podcast is created in partnership with The Philosopher, the UK’s longest running public philosophy journal.  The Spring Issue of The Philosopher is out,  tackling a timeless and timely topic, the relationship between Authority and Knowledge.  To order your copy visit: https://www.thephilosopher1923.orgArtwork by Nick Halliday

1hr 2mins

17 May 2021

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Episode 29: The Revolution Continues with Dr. Camila Vergara talking about the radical possibilities of democracy to challenge oligarchy and systemic corruption

Another World is Podable

Camila Vergara is a critical legal theorist, historian, journalist, and public intellectual from Chile writing on the relation between inequality, corruption, and domination. She is a Postdoctoral Research Scholar at the Eric H. Holder Jr. Initiative for Civil and Political Rights at Columbia University Law School, and author of Systemic Corruption. Constitutional Ideas for an Anti-Oligarchic Republic (Princeton University Press 2020). She also is currently advising local councils in Chile to participate in the ongoing constituent process, and her current affairs essays have appeared in Jacobin Magazine, the Boston Review and Sidecar, the new online publication from the New Left Review. Cause to support: Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund, a non-profit, public interest law firm providing free and affordable legal services, education and organizing help to communities facing threats to their local environment, agriculture, economy, and quality of life, in the U.S. and countries around the world. https://celdf.org/

1hr 16mins

14 Jan 2021

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#9 - Camila Vergara (Chile, Constitutions and Corruption)

Miradas

John speaks to Chilean political scientist Dr Camila Vergara (@Camila_Vergara) about constitutions, populism and systemic corruption. Her first book, República Plebeya, meshes her research interests, and an adaptation will be published in English by Princeton University Press later this year.On 25 October 2020, Chile will vote in a constitutional referendum to decide whether the Pinochet-era 1980 document will be replaced. In this interview, Camila gave some fascinating insights into how the provisions enshrined by a constitution are manifested in societies, how the Chilean people could be incorporated into the process, and how the demands of a social movement that has rocked Chile since October last year are rooted in the current constitution.Camila's first book, República Plebeya (in Spanish): https://www.lakomuna.cl/tienda/product/1435_republica-plebeyaAn English adaptation (forthcoming): https://press.princeton.edu/books/hardcover/9780691207537/systemic-corruptionThe Meaning of Chile’s Explosion (Jacobin): https://www.jacobinmag.com/2019/10/chile-protests-sebastian-pinera-constitution-neoliberalismYendo de la calle al cabildo: vías para un proceso constituyente popular (CIPER): (https://ciperchile.cl/2020/01/29/yendo-de-la-calle-al-cabildo-vias-para-un-proceso-constituyente-popular/)Follow us on social media: @MiradasPodEmail us: info@miradaspodcast.comVisit our website: www.miradaspodcast.com

41mins

6 May 2020

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Hoja en Blanco - Capítulo 20 junto a Camila Vergara

Universidad Autónoma de Chile

Escucha la segunda temporada del podcast #HojaEnBlanco del profesor de la Universidad Autónoma de Chile, Pablo Contreras, quien conversó junto a Camila Vergara, periodista y licenciada en Historia de la Universidad Católica, máster en Ciencias Política y doctora de Teoría Política.

46mins

23 Apr 2020

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Democracia en LSD

En la primera versión de este formato complementario a nuestro panel habitual, Ximena Jara conversa con Camila Vergara, teórica política de la Universidad de Columbia que investiga política plebeya e instituciones anti oligárquicas. Con ella exploramos el actual proceso constitucional chileno y la participación de base, más allá del voto, que le faltaría para que su resultado sea más legítimo.Grabado a las 11:00 del miércoles 8/1 en plena zona cero, por Ximena Jara y Camila Vergara.

38mins

11 Jan 2020