With the presentation of the book “La religión populista: Una crítica al populismo posmarxista”, by Aleardo Laría, CADAL opened its series of cultural meetings called Foro Catalinas with the objective of offering a democratic and plural space for the presentation, dialogue and debate of books, with its authors and special guests.
Aleardo Fernando Laría Rajneri is a lawyer and journalist born in General Roca, Rio Negro, Argentina. He studied law at Universidad de La Plata, where he took part in the foundation of FURN (Federación Universitaria de la Revolución Nacional) a university group where Nestor Kirchner would do politics later. In the province of Rio Negro he was member of Juventud Peronista from the so called "revolutionary trend" and lawyer of the Union Sindicato de Obreros Empacadores de Fruta. On 1977 he was exiled in Spain. There he served as lawyer for Unión General de Trabajadores, a union linked to Partido Socialista Obreo Español (PSOE). Currently he divides his time between Spain and Argentina. He is columnist of the newspaper "Río Negro" and his articles are published by the News Agency Diarios y Noticias to newspapers in the interior of Argentina. He has written two essays where he criticizes the presidential system and defends the implementation of the parliamentary system: "Calidad institucional y presidencialismo: los dos problemas no resueltos de Argentina" and "El sistema parlamentario europeo. Las ventajas del parlamentarismo” published by Grupo Editor Latinoamericano.