Evan Ellis: China in Latin America — the Ecuador Case with Sidebars on Venezuela and Bolivia

While this article was written prior to President Moreno’s December 2018 trip to the PRC (securing a new $900 million loan), you may find this article a useful sector-by-sector analysis of the relationship, with a comparison to China’s relationship with Venezuela and Bolivia, as well as discussion of President Moreno’s attempt to secure more equitable …

Yoda: Ecuador to Screw Assange? Signs Trump Trying to Save Him?

Sad be we. Integrity not, Ecuador? Former Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa: Assange’s Days in Ecuadorian Embassy Are Numbered According to a report from ABC International, Correa told reporters during a meeting with the media at the International Press Club of Madrid that current Ecuadorian President Lenin Moreno is caving to pressure from the United States. …

2014 Steele on Intelligence in Ecuador (English)

SHORT URL: http://tinyurl.com/Steele-Ecuador This is the English-language version full text online. The version presented in Spanish with photographs of the event and other links is: 2014 Robert Steele en Ecuador: LA IMPORTANCIA DE LAS RELACIONES CIVICO – MILITARES EN EL PROCESO DE profesionalización DE LOS SERVICIOS DE INTELIGENCIA PDF (English with Notes): PDF Steele in …

Michel Bauwens: FLOK Economics Failure in Ecuador – Lessons

An assessment of the FLOK process and why the P2P Foundation will not use the FLOK brand in the future (note: this version was originally written at the request of Jay Wallsjasper of On the Commons, slightly expanded and updated on July 13; it’s a little more elaborate than the first informal assessment shared here …

Jean Lievens: Indigenous Economy & Ethical Work in Ecuador

Indigenous Economy & Ethical Work in Ecuador – Dissertation Reviews From dissertationreviews.org – May 6, 10:43 AM Drawing on a range of personal experiences and ethnographic fieldwork conducted over a number of years, Kristine Latta’s Merchant Moralities is a detailed and sympathetic account of the moral predicaments faced by Otavalo’s indigenous comerciantes/merchants. Working with Otavaleño communities, indigenous leaders, …

Ecuador Initiative: Commons-Oriented Productive Capacities

ECUADOR INITIATIVE: Transition Proposals Toward a Commons-Oriented Economy and Society Sponsored by the National Institute of Advanced Studies of Ecuador, carried out by the Free/Libre Open Knowledge (FLOK) Society. Commons-oriented Productive Capacities 1 Executive summary 2 Introduction and focus: basic principles 2.1 The concept and forms of the knowledge economy 3 A critique of cognitive …

Ecuador Initiative: Limits of Economic Valuations of Nature

ECUADOR INITIATIVE: Transition Proposals Toward a Commons-Oriented Economy and Society Sponsored by the National Institute of Advanced Studies of Ecuador, carried out by the Free/Libre Open Knowledge (FLOK) Society. From Jose Luis Vivero Pol BIOMOT Policy Brief 1 – Limitations to Economic Environmental Valuation 1. EEV methods fail to secure ecosystem systainability. 2. EEV methods …

Reflections on the Ecuador Initiative — Open Source Everything Combined with Ethical Evidence-Based Decision-Support 1.1

Michel Bauwens, founder of the Peer to Peer (P2P) Foundation and one of my personal pioneer heroes, is deeply engaged in Ecuador with a Presidential initiative. This endeavor could be world-changing, first in Ecuador, then across South America, and ultimately around the globe starting with the BRICS and the rest of the Southern Hemisphere. I …

Ecuador Initiative: Passive BIBO Currency – Stable Liquidity for the 21st Century

ECUADOR INITIATIVE: Transition Proposals Toward a Commons-Oriented Economy and Society Sponsored by the National Institute of Advanced Studies of Ecuador, carried out by the Free/Libre Open Knowledge (FLOK) Society. Marc Gauvin is actively engaged in the Ecuador endeavor. Establlishing true value is as important as establishing true cost — the first is social value, the …

Ecuador Initiative: Integrated Societal Metabolism

ECUADOR INITIATIVE: Transition Proposals Toward a Commons-Oriented Economy and Society Sponsored by the National Institute of Advanced Studies of Ecuador, carried out by the Free/Libre Open Knowledge (FLOK) Society. MuSIASEM in Depth Source Page MuSIASEM is an open framework able to take into account the economic, environmental, social, cultural, technical and political dimensions in an …

Ecuador Initiative: Toward an Open Commons-Based Knowledge Society – Changing the Productive Matrix of Ecuador

ECUADOR INITIATIVE: Transition Proposals Toward a Commons-Oriented Economy and Society Sponsored by the National Institute of Advanced Studies of Ecuador, carried out by the Free/Libre Open Knowledge (FLOK) Society. Michel Bauwens PPT (8 Slides): Bauwens on Ecuador Open Commons Eight Slides Below the Line for Direct Viewing

Ecuador Initiative: Going Open Source Everything

ECUADOR INITIATIVE: Transition Proposals Toward a Commons-Oriented Economy and Society Sponsored by the National Institute of Advanced Studies of Ecuador, carried out by the Free/Libre Open Knowledge (FLOK) Society. John Restakis and Michel Bauwens on the FLOK Society Transition Project in Ecuador My talk for the democracy conference in Amsterdam, Crosstalk 2013 | Borders to …