Friday, May 24, 2019

The World Has Failed Children in Conflict Zones

This Human Rights Day (December 10) marks the 70th anniversary of the United Nations General Assembly’s adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights....

Future of Economic Growth

Last month, I wrote about the growing divide between economic theory and real-world economic conditions, and reminded readers that economics is still a social...

Saving Children from having Children

My country is overwhelmed with teen pregnancies. In 2013, the United Nations Population Fund estimated that Guyana had the second-highest rate of adolescent pregnancy...

Unlocking Public Wealth

After World War I ended, Havana emerged as one of the world’s most vibrant cities. During the first half of 1920, rising sugar prices...

Decision Time for the Future of Corporate Taxation

At first glance, it appears to be a bureaucratic meeting like any other. But the discussions at the OECD in Paris at the end...

When Leaders Won’t Leave

The spectacular rise and fall of Carlos Ghosn, ‘Le Cost Killer’ who saved Nissan after 1999 and built a powerful partnership of the Japanese...

Toward a New Global Charter

In August 1941, even before the United States had entered World War II, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill and US President Franklin D. Roosevelt...

How Foreign Aid Fuels African Media’s Payola Problem

At a recent press conference, a small group of Liberian journalists made a courageous admission: they confessed they were all “on the take.” To...

New Frontiers for Waste Management

The world is mired in a serious, if underreported, crisis. Every year, humans generate about two billion tons of household waste, and much more...

Impact of Brexit on Kuwaiti firms and individuals

Regardless of the massive political divisions among the public and MPs in the United Kingdom and the European Union (EU) toward Brexit, the harmful...

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