Bolivia, Evo Morales, and Market-Dominant Minorities

According to the NYT’s Juan Forero, coca-legalization proponent and indigenous coalition leader Evo Morales just might become the next president of Bolivia. The election of Morales in Bolivia would represent the triumph of indigenous groups over the minority white elite ruling class — as well as the rejection of what’s viewed as American imperialism and […]

My New Article About Scootering in Taiwan

I’ve got an article in this month’s Student Traveler magazine. The piece describes a fiasco that ensued when I attempted to obtain my scooter driving license in Taiwan last year. As the folks at the mag wrote in the issue’s table of contents: “Riding a scooter is easy, right? Not in Taiwan, not when you’re […]