Interviews from Quito – Climate Change, Responsibility, and Justice

Fander Falconi, PhD in Ecological Economics, talks about climate change and the challenges of the Paris COP 21. Falconi puts the blame for climate change on rich nations and over-consuming elite. In order to face the economic crisis, wealthy nations must do an additional effort to slash emissions. Advertisements

Interviews from Quito – Greek Reality and European Alternatives

Today our host Gregory Wilpert interviews Greek activist and lawyer Antonis Broumas and Ulrich Brand, Professor of Political Science at the University of Vienna. Broumas notes that the Syriza party has made a U-turn, adopting the recently approved austerity rescue package, while the split-off Left Platform endeavors to carry the politics of the NO referendum … Continue reading

Interviews from Quito – Pedro Paez on Market Power Control

Today our host Gregory Wilpert interviews Pedro Paez, a key economic advisor in the Rafael Correa administration and the current Superintendent of Market Power Control in Ecuador. Wilbert remarks that many countries would not be at all concerned with controlling market power and asks our guest what this means in Ecuador. The discussion extends to … Continue reading