A Case Against Charter Cities Maria Aguilar | December 6, 2021 | Blog Contributor In his famous 2009 TED talk, American economist Paul Romer proposed a revolutionary solution to the question of how a struggling country can break out of poverty when it’s trapped in a system of bad rules. The short answer? Charter cities. The longer answer is... Read More Maria Aguilar Maria Aguilar is a senior at John Brown University. She was selected as a Fall 2021 Student Blog Contributor for Faith & Public Life.