Publications

Market Innovation & Competitive Governance
Anti Chevron Campaign
Environmentalist Alexandra Costeau collaborated with the Mano Sucia de Chevron campaign (dirty hand of Chevron) supported by the Correa administration. (Cancillería del Ecuador)

Even if Ecuador Wins against Chevron, She Still Loses

1170 658 Guest Author

Affected Communities Need Restitution, Case Distracts from Promising Future

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The Port of St. John's, Newfoundland, in Atlantic Canada is the oldest city in North America. (Fergus Hodgson)

Canadian Think Tank Carries the Torch for Free Trade

1170 658 Fergus Hodgson

Centuries-Old Economic Discoveries Must Be Learned Anew

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Ecuadorian Attorney General Carlos Baca reports on the investigations into Odebrecht from the Audit Commission of the National Assembly. (Asamblea Nacional del Ecuador)

Another Odebrecht Scandal Is Waiting to Happen All Over Again

1170 658 Guest Author

Severe Judicial Action Must Follow, Fostered by an Aggressive Press

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Shaken Earth
Shaken Earth puts Central America's current challenges and cultural distinctions into historical context. (Daniel Mennerich)

Fiction Provides Gateway to Guatemala’s ‘Shaken Earth’

1170 658 Fergus Hodgson

Ignorance of history may doom us to repeat the mistakes of the past, but that truism alone doesn’t attract each generation to learn the lessons of their ancestors. As social animals, we need a bridge, something to stir the emotions and entertain. Historical fiction, be that in film or novel form, takes on this challenge.…

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When others fell into despair, three friends saw a way to profit and help people overcome insecurity and food shortages: Marta Morante, Carmen López, and María Fernanda Espinoza. (@PerfectPlateVen)

Perfect Plate Defy the Odds, Create Gourmet Food in Venezuela

1170 658 Guest Author

Entrepreneurs Turns Crisis into Opportunity, Navigates Widespread Shortages

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radio investment treaties
A four-year audit of BITs, commissioned by the Correa administration, recommended renegotiating all of them. Here Cecilia Olivet (right), president of the commission, explains why there was an across-the-board end to treaties with Argentina, Bolivia, Canada, Chile, Italy, Netherlands, Peru, Spain, Switzerland, the United States, and Venezuela. (@patocarvajalg)

Why Investment Treaties Came to Naught in Ecuador

1170 658 Guest Author

12 Agreements Fall without Hurting Private Sector

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self-publishing
Carmina Valdizán, flanked by hosts of La Ciudad de los Libros, has learned how to gain and maintain an audience. (@cvaldiz)

Build Your Own Audience So You Don’t Need a Publisher

1170 658 Paz Gómez

Carmina Valdizán Shares Two Strategies That Paved the Way for Her Novels

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The Ecuadorian bitcoin community met to celebrate Bitcoin Pizza Day on May 22. (Paz Gómez)

Ban Fails to Halt Bitcoin in Ecuador

1170 658 Guest Author

State’s Digital Alternative Flounders, Struggles to Instill Confidence

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silenced-movie
Crowd censorship and self-censorship motivated the making of Silenced by Mike Cernovich and Loren Feldman. (Silenced)

‘Silenced’ Identifies the Greatest Threat to Free Speech

1170 658 Fergus Hodgson

Intimidation, Self-Censorship Make Us Our Own Worst Enemies

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Miami's coveted hotel market is the center of a standoff as Airbnb unravels regulation and protectionism. (Jimmy Baikovicius)

Airbnb Descends into Political Dogfight with New PAC in Florida

1170 658 Guest Author

Hotel Lobby’s Peer-to-Peer Competitor Won’t Be Intimidated

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Anti Chevron Campaign
Environmentalist Alexandra Costeau collaborated with the Mano Sucia de Chevron campaign (dirty hand of Chevron) supported by the Correa administration. (Cancillería del Ecuador)

Even if Ecuador Wins against Chevron, She Still Loses

1170 658 Guest Author

Affected Communities Need Restitution, Case Distracts from Promising Future

read more
The Port of St. John's, Newfoundland, in Atlantic Canada is the oldest city in North America. (Fergus Hodgson)

Canadian Think Tank Carries the Torch for Free Trade

1170 658 Fergus Hodgson

Centuries-Old Economic Discoveries Must Be Learned Anew

read more
Ecuadorian Attorney General Carlos Baca reports on the investigations into Odebrecht from the Audit Commission of the National Assembly. (Asamblea Nacional del Ecuador)

Another Odebrecht Scandal Is Waiting to Happen All Over Again

1170 658 Guest Author

Severe Judicial Action Must Follow, Fostered by an Aggressive Press

read more
Shaken Earth
Shaken Earth puts Central America's current challenges and cultural distinctions into historical context. (Daniel Mennerich)

Fiction Provides Gateway to Guatemala’s ‘Shaken Earth’

1170 658 Fergus Hodgson

Ignorance of history may doom us to repeat the mistakes of the past, but that truism alone doesn’t attract each generation to learn the lessons of their ancestors. As social animals, we need a bridge, something to stir the emotions and entertain. Historical fiction, be that in film or novel form, takes on this challenge.…

read more
When others fell into despair, three friends saw a way to profit and help people overcome insecurity and food shortages: Marta Morante, Carmen López, and María Fernanda Espinoza. (@PerfectPlateVen)

Perfect Plate Defy the Odds, Create Gourmet Food in Venezuela

1170 658 Guest Author

Entrepreneurs Turns Crisis into Opportunity, Navigates Widespread Shortages

read more
radio investment treaties
A four-year audit of BITs, commissioned by the Correa administration, recommended renegotiating all of them. Here Cecilia Olivet (right), president of the commission, explains why there was an across-the-board end to treaties with Argentina, Bolivia, Canada, Chile, Italy, Netherlands, Peru, Spain, Switzerland, the United States, and Venezuela. (@patocarvajalg)

Why Investment Treaties Came to Naught in Ecuador

1170 658 Guest Author

12 Agreements Fall without Hurting Private Sector

read more
self-publishing
Carmina Valdizán, flanked by hosts of La Ciudad de los Libros, has learned how to gain and maintain an audience. (@cvaldiz)

Build Your Own Audience So You Don’t Need a Publisher

1170 658 Paz Gómez

Carmina Valdizán Shares Two Strategies That Paved the Way for Her Novels

read more
The Ecuadorian bitcoin community met to celebrate Bitcoin Pizza Day on May 22. (Paz Gómez)

Ban Fails to Halt Bitcoin in Ecuador

1170 658 Guest Author

State’s Digital Alternative Flounders, Struggles to Instill Confidence

read more
silenced-movie
Crowd censorship and self-censorship motivated the making of Silenced by Mike Cernovich and Loren Feldman. (Silenced)

‘Silenced’ Identifies the Greatest Threat to Free Speech

1170 658 Fergus Hodgson

Intimidation, Self-Censorship Make Us Our Own Worst Enemies

read more
Miami's coveted hotel market is the center of a standoff as Airbnb unravels regulation and protectionism. (Jimmy Baikovicius)

Airbnb Descends into Political Dogfight with New PAC in Florida

1170 658 Guest Author

Hotel Lobby’s Peer-to-Peer Competitor Won’t Be Intimidated

read more