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Articles of Interest

Articles of interest

¿Qué es la Universidad?

What is the University?

USFQ Chancellor Santiago Gangotena explains what the university is in the following article taken from the newspaper El Comercio.

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La Filosofía de la Libertad

The Philosophy of Liberty

The philosophy of freedom is based on self-ownership. This simple but forceful animation will explain it.

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La Comunidad USFQ

The USFQ Community

Founded in 1988 under the philosophy of the Liberal Arts, the USFQ is the most active academic community in Ecuador.

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Class and Race Are Never an Excuse to Gloat Over State Atrocities

Class and Race Are Never an Excuse to Gloat Over State Atrocities

What is it that would possess anyone to express such sentiments based on class and race alone?...

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Fighting Famine Is About...

Fighting Famine Is About...

In the ancient world, a bad harvest threatened lives. The agricultural output of the world has dramatically increased in the last couple...

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La lucha contra la hambruna

The fight against famine

In the ancient world, a bad harvest threatened lives. The world's agricultural production has increased dramatically in...

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Socialism Does Not Work

Socialism Does Not Work

Meet Theodore Dalrymple of Oxford Union who presents this fabulous exhibition called Socialism Does Not Work.

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Capitalism and the Family

Capitalism and the Family

Listen to this great talk about the interaction between capitalism and the family of Dr. Steve Horwitz from St. Lawrence University.

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Carta Magna - 800 Años

Carta Magna - 800 Years

June 15th, 2015, is the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta, which defended private property; Now, Ecuador must continue with...

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Somos Charlie Hebdo

We Are Charlie Hebdo

Manuel Hinds, former Minister of Finance of El Salvador, writes an article about the massacre at the Charlie Hebdo headquarters.

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El Estatismo

Statism

Larken Rose narrates "Statism is the Most Dangerous Religion", a work that reveals the lies that we...

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Discurso de Gloria Álvarez

Gloria Álvarez's speech

The young Guatemalan Gloria Álvarez offers an interesting speech in Zaragoza, Spain on...

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Populismo vs República

Populism vs Republic

Gloria Álvarez offers a new discourse on populism in Montevideo, Uruguay.

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La Tristeza Amurallada

The Walled Sadness

Carlos Freile talks to us about the consequences of totalitarian states.

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Terror y Propaganda

Terror and Propaganda

Colonel Alberto Molina explains to us how Hitler subdued the masses in his article...

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¿Por qué ser libre?

Why be free?

Alberto Benegas Lynch, associate academic at the Cato Institute, talks to us about the value of freedom.

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Malos tiempos para las ideas

Bad times for ideas

Roberto Aguilar presents us with an article in his blog Estado de propaganda titled "Bad times for ideas".

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US Economic Liberty

US Economic Liberty

This annual publication is an excellent and comprehensive summary of which countries have policies that allow people economic freedom.

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Socialismo en 100 segundos

Socialism in 100 seconds

Communism must be considered as the deadliest ideology that man has developed, with nearly 100 million people.

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Regímenes malvados: El comunismo

Wicked Regimes: Communism

When people describe evil individuals or regimes, the word "Nazi" or "fascism" generally comes to mind, but almost never communism, why?

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Quitando miedos injustificados

Taking away unwarranted fears

How much would food prices in the basic basket increase if the diesel subsidy were eliminated?… And the rental of a tractor?

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Axel Kaiser: La Tirania de la Igualdad

Axel Kaiser: The Tyranny of Equality

Axel Kaiser explains what a system of liberties consists of and refutes the arguments of the book "The Other Model".

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Domingo Cavallo: Dolarización

Domingo Cavallo: Dollarization

Domingo Cavallo talks about the dollarization process in Ecuador, Argentina convertibility, and the causes and consequences of these processes.

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