Month: May 2016

Common Prosperity is better than a rich-poor divide #EUreferendum

Immigration from the relatively poorer EU countries (Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia and Romania) forms the crux of the debate about the EU referendum. These were former communist countries behind the infamous ‘Iron Curtain’ which came down in the 1990s (excluding East Germany for the purpose of this discussion). What people

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‘Brexit’ – How did we get here?

On 23 June 2016, the British people have a big decision to make. To remain in the European Union or leave. Both sides of the divide have been making their case and some important points have been made so far. The Remain camp warns of dire economic consequences if the UK leaves and the Leave

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‘Fantastically Corrupt’ Nigeria – A personal experience (Part 1)

People have condemned David Cameron’s unguided utterances last week where he referred to Nigeria and Afghanistan as ‘fantastically corrupt’ countries. I condemn him too as I don’t think such careless talk does any favours to both the speaker of it nor the receiver(s) of it. It achieves nothing but fractured diplomatic relations. However, as a

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