Ecuadorian vote keeps left course on track

One of the main priorities of Ecuador’s constituent assembly, set to convene Oct. 30, will be to counteract the “barbarism that prevails in the economy” and to dismantle the economic model that exists today so as to benefit “the most dispossessed sectors in the country,” according to President Rafael Correa.

A unique and progressive U.S. travelogue

In 2001, Michael Yates decided to retire early from teaching economics at the University of Pittsburgh in Johnstown, Pa. With his wife Karen, he carefully planned a travel route through the United States, living as cheaply as possible. They packed a Dodge van with necessities, and prepared to survive as itinerant laborers.


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