Posting this may be illegal

But maybe The Economist will give me a pass since I'm such a big fan. Below, the latest from the magazine on Ecuador's constitutional politics.-------------------The good life Jul 31st 2008 | QUITOFrom The Economist print editionFor the president and for lawyers Correa dictates his socialist credoIF ONLY size, novelty and good intentions were everything when …

Ecuador v. Chevron, Part II

A couple links my parents found on the lawsuit between Ecuador's Amazon tribes and Chevron. First, a 2003 press release from Chevron; second, the transcript of a Democracy Now radio show that discusses Chevron's actions in Myanmar, Ecuador and DC.When I studied abroad at St. Andrews, I took an International Political Economy course with Ben …

Ecuador v. Chevron

So far I know next to nothing about the current lawsuit between Ecuador and Chevron-Texaco. Can anybody give me some solid background on it?

Ecuador, one year in

This Sunday, I will hit my one-year anniversary in Ecuador. Our second year volunteers have arrived, our first year volunteers have already begun to trickle out. It´s all a bit surreal.For those of you not on our update list, MPIE sends out a monthly update, which we also post on our blog. If you´d like …