One of the major issues in South America in the last twenty years is what to do with the resources that are in the ground. The many leftist governments that have risen in the region have grappled with this. Hugo Chavez wanted to build socialism...
One of the many, many problems with the way we run our economy is that we plunge ahead on every issue without rules and then, maybe just maybe, if things.
My forthcoming edited volume, which is relevant to, but not directly discussed in, this post. Sometimes the best way to compete is... not to bother. As Alex Cooley and I.
Here is another story on how the oil companies are exploiting the Huaorani people of Ecuador. This is a story that might not be familiar to you, but is very familiar to me. That's because it is a fairly unique success in transnational organizing, where...
I had meant to write about the unwillingness of foreign governments to step up to Ecuador's offer to not drill for oil in its rainforest if the international community would.
One need not think that Julian Assange is a heroic (or even particularly admirable) figure to agree that this Washington Post editorial (cited by Henry Farrell) is deeply perfidious: There.