[VIDEO] Students Are Bringing Capitalism to Latin AmericaPosted: October 23, 2017 | Author: Pundit Planet | Filed under: Economics, Education, Global, Politics, Think Tank | Tags: Beji Caid el Sebsi, Central America, Latin America, Marxism, Reason, Socialism, Socialism Marxism, Socialismo | Leave a comment
Gabriel Calzada, the executive president of Guatemala’s Universidad Francisco Marroquín talks with Reason’s Nick Gillespie about trade restrictions and the role of higher education.
President Trump’s move to raise “barriers to people, to goods, to services,” says Gabriel Calzada Alvarez, executive president of Guatemala’s Universidad Francisco Marroquín (UFM), “is a danger not just for Central America [but] for the U.S. and for the world.”
The great irony, Calzada says, is that the U.S. has benefited immensely from free trade and immigration and “now wants to raise barriers.”
Calzada sat down with Reason’s Nick Gillespie at Freedom Fest 2017 to talk about the impact of trade restrictions on Latin America, the changing role of higher education, and how students are bringing capitalism to the region.
UFM, a private, secular university in Guatemala City, teaches free market economics and emphasizes the importance of intellectual debate on campus. Read the rest of this entry »
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