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Terry Odendahl – 6 Lessons Learned Fighting Oppressive Regimes While Trying to Protect People and Planet

The U.S. is bracing for President-elect Donald Trump. All initial indications are that the U.S. is in for a dramatic change of leadership, more like some of the authoritarian regimes we are used to reading about in other parts of the world. Over the last decade, I have worked as an environmental and human-rights philanthropist trying to protect people and …

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Trump on Free Speech and Freedom of the Press

No one can know for sure what the incoming Trump administration will do, but President-elect Donald Trump has repeatedly criticized and threatened the media in the United States. In lieu of attempting the impossible and predicting the future, we’ve gathered all of Trump’s stated positions on free speech and freedom of the press. If you are aware of any additional …

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Expat Files – 09.11.16

#1-Shipping and moving items to Latin America- PART 1: Shipping your items down can often be a confusing, testy, frustrating, expensive and scattershot endeavor… a big headache for Gringos with poor Spanish skills. Most seasoned Expats who’ve been through the shipping meat grinder often advise newbee Expats to forget about it… just sell everything up north and buy new or …

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The Emerging Market Growth Model Is “Broken”; RIP EM

It’s that time of year again, when every sellside macro strategist peers into his or her crystal ball in a completely futile effort to predict the direction the global economy economy will take in the year ahead. As everyone knows, the only thing more difficult than forecasting the weather is forecasting economic outcomes (economics is, after all, merely a pseudoscience …