economy

  • What you should know about the Universal Basic Income

    Universal basic income (UBI) has increasingly and excitedly being advocated by both academics and activists in the fight against unemployment, poverty and income inequality. More than by academics and activists, it has been advocated also by some of the world’s biggest tech companies. This apparent odd convergence of interests...
  • What if we tackled poverty differently?

    What sort of a society would you like to live in if you knew nothing about where you would end up? Picture yourself in an aware state before your birth but without any knowledge about what circumstances you were going to be born into: which neighbourhood you will live...
  • The words on my mind

    “The words one whispers into the gourd are concealed in it forever.” – Nigerian proverb Luqman Onikosi immigrated to the United Kingdom (UK) from Nigeria in 2007 to pursue his education at Sussex University. When I contacted him to request an interview, he shared this Nigerian adage and pointed...
  • The Aid of Remittances

    In the modern world, developing countries have often looked to industrialized nations for monetary assistance in order to become steadily more developed themselves. These international aids that western nations contribute are typically assumed to be the primary source of cash flow that developing countries receive. However, the sums transferred...
  • The Unraveling of Brazil

    Brazil, better known as the ‘B’ in the BRICS – a group of major emerging market economies that also includes Russia, India, China, and South Africa – has been grabbing a lot of headlines recently. However, the news has hardly been encouraging. Instead of hearing much about the country’s...
  • Voluntary Health Clinics in Greece

    It is in times of crisis and social turbulence that the need for volunteering most arises. The current situation in Greece has contributed to one of those times when the presence of humanitarian aid has developed into a network of volunteers who value the human factor. The network referred...
  • The Transition to Green Growth

    The awareness of growing environmental problems related to our consumer based society where natural resources, mainly energy, were used without taking into consideration the impact of our daily usage of products on the planet, has come to an end. Unfortunately, the environment has changed with an unprecedented speed in the...
  • The Impact of Mohamed Nasheed’s Arrest on South Asia & China

    Maldives, an archipelago consisting of 1200 islands in the heart of Indian Ocean is recently in the news for all the wrong reasons. The political turmoil that has engulfed this island-nation has created ripples across South Asia and the world. The recent arrest of former President and opposition leader Mohamed...
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