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The Long Road to a Book

This is a long time coming. I scribbled down thoughts and reflections while I was in transit, forced onto the plane by police who were ordered to kick me out of their country. That was 2006, nearly 11 years ago. And now, later this month, some of those notes will be published in my first

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My first book comes out next month!

More than a decade after I was deported from Ecuador then snuck back in, I am publishing a book about it. Next month. I began jotting down thoughts and notes while I was still in the process of living illegally and sneaking across borders so in a very real way this book has taken me

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Monsanto: A Beginner’s Guide To The World’s Most Dangerous Corporation (2017)

Today, hundreds of protests in nations around the world will join a grassroots effort called March Against Monsanto. But who is Monsanto and why should you know about them? You may not think you’re familiar with Monsanto, but you probably eat Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) created by them every day. They created the first GMO

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Cuba, I hardly knew you

Of the 50 nations I have ever visited, Cuba is the least genuine and friendly to the traveler passing through.

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How To Visit Cuba; a Guide for U.S. Citizens

A quick guide of how to visit Cuba and how much it will cost

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The Story of B

I live in a mostly abandoned neighborhood where packs of wild dogs roam free–and sometimes attack me. I began to hate dogs. Then I met B.

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Election Protests May Give New Life To Ecuador’s Dormant Social Movements

Last Sunday Ecuador’s ruling party won another presidential election, though the opposition alleged fraud almost immediately. Election night witnessed opposition protests throughout the country. It was a predictable event. It was going to a very close election and the political climate has become so toxic that both sides seemed convinced if they lost it would

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Tear Gas and Disputed Elections in Ecuador

Amid a disputed election and allegations of fraud nationwide protests break out in Ecuador.

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