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Market Innovation & Competitive Governance
Guerrilla leader Augusto Sandino appears in this statue in Managua, Nicaragua. (Jorge Mejía Peralta)

Sandino’s Dictatorial Legacy Haunts Nicaragua

1170 658 Fergus Hodgson

Ortega, FSLN Exhibit Brutality of Megalomaniacal Guerrilla

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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

1170 658 Fergus Hodgson

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

1170 658 Fergus Hodgson

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

1170 658 Fergus Hodgson

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

1170 658 Fergus Hodgson

Our Privacy Is Vulnerable to Foreign Powers

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stem education
The challenge is how to promote STEM skills without wasting taxpayer funds. (Canva)

STEM Subjects Dogma Has Undermined Soft Skills

1170 658 Fergus Hodgson

Productive Employees Need Integrity, not just Credentials

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airbnb
You can tell how corrupt a city is by how vehemently it cracks down on the sharing economy,” said María Marty.

San Francisco’s War on Airbnb Is a War on the Free Market

1170 658 Fergus Hodgson

The City’s Absurd Fines, Crackdowns Show Hostility for Thrift

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Brazil: Will the Wall Hold between Military and Politics? Cooptation or Cooperation to Define Bolsonaro Presidency brazil bolsonaro military Presidential guard troops salute the national flag in Brasília, the country's capital. (Agência Brasil)

Brazil: Will the Wall Hold between Military and Politics?

1170 658 Daniel Duarte

Cooptation or Cooperation to Define Bolsonaro Presidency

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Open-access financial intermediation dislodges state social services and favours savvy marketers and social-media purveyors. (Pxhere)

Crowdfunding Democratizes Finance, and That’s Okay

1170 658 Fergus Hodgson

The Practice Is Growing by Leaps and Bounds

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In October, Uruguay hosted the Blockchain Accelerator, a series of workshops for developers targeted to government agencies. (@AnaKarinaLucero)

Fear of Crypto Limits Uruguay’s Blockchain Overtures

1170 658 Paz Gómez

State Officials Only Want Innovation under Their Thumb

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

Sandino’s Dictatorial Legacy Haunts Nicaragua

1170 658 Fergus Hodgson

Ortega, FSLN Exhibit Brutality of Megalomaniacal Guerrilla

read more
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

1170 658 Fergus Hodgson

The Antiquated Designation Would Straitjacket Peer-to-Peer Networks

read more
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

1170 658 Fergus Hodgson

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

read more
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

1170 658 Fergus Hodgson

Innovation Ecosystems, Tech Sandboxes Promote Favoritism and Social Engineering

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

Encryption Backdoor Threatens Privacy of All

1170 658 Fergus Hodgson

Our Privacy Is Vulnerable to Foreign Powers

read more
stem education
The challenge is how to promote STEM skills without wasting taxpayer funds. (Canva)

STEM Subjects Dogma Has Undermined Soft Skills

1170 658 Fergus Hodgson

Productive Employees Need Integrity, not just Credentials

read more
airbnb
You can tell how corrupt a city is by how vehemently it cracks down on the sharing economy,” said María Marty.

San Francisco’s War on Airbnb Is a War on the Free Market

1170 658 Fergus Hodgson

The City’s Absurd Fines, Crackdowns Show Hostility for Thrift

read more
Brazil: Will the Wall Hold between Military and Politics? Cooptation or Cooperation to Define Bolsonaro Presidency brazil bolsonaro military Presidential guard troops salute the national flag in Brasília, the country's capital. (Agência Brasil)

Brazil: Will the Wall Hold between Military and Politics?

1170 658 Daniel Duarte

Cooptation or Cooperation to Define Bolsonaro Presidency

read more
Open-access financial intermediation dislodges state social services and favours savvy marketers and social-media purveyors. (Pxhere)

Crowdfunding Democratizes Finance, and That’s Okay

1170 658 Fergus Hodgson

The Practice Is Growing by Leaps and Bounds

read more
In October, Uruguay hosted the Blockchain Accelerator, a series of workshops for developers targeted to government agencies. (@AnaKarinaLucero)

Fear of Crypto Limits Uruguay’s Blockchain Overtures

1170 658 Paz Gómez

State Officials Only Want Innovation under Their Thumb

read more
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