Analysis

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

Classifying Uber Drivers as Employees Inhibits Innovation

1170 658 Fergus Hodgson

Labour Unions Threat to Sue the Gig Economy to Death

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Paraguay field
Sunset in La Colmena, Paraguarí. (AgriTerra KG)

Investors Find Fertile Ground in Paraguay

1170 658 Daniel Duarte

Fiscal Responsibility, Stable Currency Bear Fruit

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The Bank of Canada building in Ottawa. (Wladyslaw)

Why Canadians Are Suffering a Bankruptcy Spike

1170 658 Fergus Hodgson

Central Bank Announced More Aggressive Future Interest-Rates Increases

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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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