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Fergus Hodgson

Fergus Hodgson

Fergus Hodgson

Fergus Hodgson is the director of Econ Americas. Originally from New Zealand, he studies finance at Rice University in Houston, Texas. Follow him on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.

Bob Zadek seeks to find the values that define America—often celebrated, rarely understood. (Nekenasoa)

Reclaiming American Ideals with Socratic Dialogue

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Radio Transcripts Address Rational Ignorance, Slogans Contrary to History

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Rideshare drivers are targeting the dynamism and openness that has characterized peer-to-peer trade. (FCPP)

Classifying Uber Drivers as Employees Inhibits Innovation

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Labour Unions Threat to Sue the Gig Economy to Death

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The Bank of Canada building in Ottawa. (Wladyslaw)

Why Canadians Are Suffering a Bankruptcy Spike

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Central Bank Announced More Aggressive Future Interest-Rates Increases

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Guerrilla leader Augusto Sandino appears in this statue in Managua, Nicaragua. (Jorge Mejía Peralta)

Sandino’s Dictatorial Legacy Haunts Nicaragua

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Ortega, FSLN Exhibit Brutality of Megalomaniacal Guerrilla

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Una estatua del líder guerrillero Augusto Sandino en Managua, Nicaragua. (Jorge Mejía Peralta)

El legado dictatorial de Sandino persigue a Nicaragua

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Daniel Ortega y el FSLN exhiben la brutalidad de la guerrilla megalómana

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gig economy drivers
A full-time Uber driver in Manhattan, New York, on Aug. 22, 2016. (Canva)

Nobody Is an Employee in the Gig Economy

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The Antiquated Designation Would Straitjacket Peer-to-Peer Networks

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All three specific recommendations done by the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance would harm the fintech sector. (Canva)

Crypto Innovation on the Chopping Block

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Liechtenstein, Malta Are Cryptocurrency Role Models, not the United States

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Social engineering means the prioritization of causes other than the simple bottom line of the competitive, consumer-driven market. (Pxhere)

Social Engineering the Victor in Venture-Capital Handouts

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Innovation Ecosystems, Tech Sandboxes Promote Favoritism and Social Engineering

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encryption
The rising pressure on tech companies suggests their prevailing encryption methods are a barrier. (FCPP)

Encryption Backdoor Threatens Privacy of All

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Our Privacy Is Vulnerable to Foreign Powers

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