Robert: I love democracy. The power is given to the people. The news today shows that dictatorships cannot last. People want freedom.
sandra m.barbalho: Constitutions are laying down rights and obligations to give more freedom to the citizens of a country.
Robert: Well some countries still have parliamentary monarchy, but the executive power is in the hands of the government.
sandra m.barbalho: Nowadays, modern governments are instated with new ministries to meet citizens' needs.
Robert: The ministry of the environment has an important role in the fight against climate change.
sandra m.barbalho: Just like the ministry of finance that dealt with the crisis. Modern politics no longer ignores the voice of the citizen.