M. Carpenter-Arevalo

Canadian/Ecuadorian Techie Dreaming of Equality of Opportunity and Sustainability.Ex@Google, Ex@WEF.Contributor@TheNextWeb @EcuaMatt


Coming to Terms with the Loss of a Dog. 

The story of globe-trotter wrinkle dog Fiona Ming Chuchuca. 


No, la Gente No Recibe El Gobierno que Merece

Cuestionando la lógica fallida que sostiene expectativas bajas en los países en desarrollo


No, la Gente No TieneEl Gobierno que Merece. Los Medios y el Populismo en América Latina

Cuestionando la lógica fallida que sostiene expectativas bajas en los países en desarrollo

por Matthew Carpenter-Arévalo

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Sleepwalking Towards Genocide: The Beginning of the End for the Amazon’s Uncontacted Peoples 

How the end of the Yasuní-ITT may signify the extinction of Ecuador’s…


Coming to Terms with the Loss of a Dog. 

The story of globe-trotter wrinkle dog Fiona Ming Chuchuca. 

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Edward Snowden and the Ecuador Context

How the small Andean nation of Ecuador ended up in the middle of the Edward Snowden affair. 


It’s Time to Re-Invent the Left in Latin America

Left-Wing Governments Need to Ask Themselves if the Means of Government is More Important Than the Ends of Equality


The Case for Entrepreneurship


The enemy of entrepreneurship is conformity, and conformity derives its power from being so well distributed. 

There is no central power dictating conformity-inspired speaking notes, nor is there an executive command conscripting new recruits, motivating seasoned veterans, or deploying soldiers to wherever manpower is needed to take up the…