I recently watched the 2017 Palme d’Or winner, The Square (though I am not sure how to appreciate this award, as it has been given to masterpieces like Pulp Fiction , but also to garbage films like Fahrenheit 9/11 ). I liked it quite a bit. It starts off with…


The logical outrage that has accompanied the murder of George Floyd has had the side-effect of reigniting the statue police. The activist groups have destroyed the public property that are those statues and have galvanized those in power to act similarly. …


Zika, coronavirus, reforestation in vulnerable buffer zones, innovation in food production, superfoods, porotón, and more.

Craig Leon is a documentary film maker and sustainable farmer entrepeneur. His most recent documentary Sprayed can be streamed via Amazon Video, Amazon Prime, and Gaia TV.

Pablo Izurieta Podcast — Craig Leon


In the last Democratic Party’s presidential debate of 2020, former United States Vice President Joe Biden told the American people that his running mate was going to be a woman. This was a mistake. To begin, it must be acknowledged that the single most important aspect for choosing a vice-presidential…


That is the question! When analyzing this issue there are three points to consider: the person’s right to choose what is good or not good for him or her; a parent’s right to choose what is best for their child; and the rights of the community to which a person…


In Ecuador, Covid-19 started in the coastal city of Guayaquil, agglomerating in the affluent neighboring suburb of Samborondón. Residents contracted the infectious disease during their holiday trips abroad, and spread it to service people, friends, and family members at wedding parties back home. Since the first confirmed case on February…


Hernán Cortés and Pablo Escobar

The Covid-19 pandemic is forcing people around the world to stay home and, well, watch television. Netflix’s Narcos, a binge-worthy series, tells the story of history’s most famous drug lords: From Pablo Escobar to El Chapo Guzmán. …


Americans heading to the polls in 2020 should be aware that their election is not only about healthcare or the “one percent of the one percent”. They should be conscious of the fact that their vote will have repercussions around the world. They should understand that humanity has enjoyed the…


About 50,000 runners participated in this year’s NY city marathon, growing the number of applicants and participants from previous editions[1]. The Chicago marathon also drew record numbers with roughly 45,000 runners[2]. 300,000 athletes compete in Ironman triathlons around the world every year[3], record numbers of climbers at Mount Everest, and…


Jordan Peterson, as we know, is a devout follower of both Nietzsche and Jung. As we also know, both Nietzsche and Jung believed our culture was suffering from an existential crisis because of our de-christianization. “God is dead” Nietzsche famously wrote. To address this, both believed individuals should try to…

Pablo Izurieta

Pablo Izurieta is author of the book Boom & Bust, Ecuador’s Financial Rollercoaster, and host of the Pablo Izurieta Podcast. — www.pabloizurieta.com

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