America: A Third World Country without Malaria

October 09, 2018

Avaricious elites, their self-serving courtiers and entrenched interest groups have ripped up the social contract in America, making lives of millions worse. Three years ago, Pablo Pardo of El Mundo remarked to this author that he found America fascinating. The reason he gave was revealing. He...

Global Inequality: Here to Stay

August 24, 2014

Global inequality is as inevitable as the early dominance of sedentary peoples over hunter gatherers.  The common understanding these days, as derived from popular anthropologists, is that the fortuitous concentration of high protein grains and mammals — who would be domesticated about...

The Regulatory Capture of the G8

June 29, 2013

Solomon Appiah looks at tax avoidance in the EU as a global problem. All of us decide whether or not we will exit the world leaving it in a better or worse shape than we found it. There is no such thing as leaving it just as we found it. This is because of what Chaos Theory calls...

The African Continent: Key Drivers of Change

May 07, 2013

After a decade of disappointing progress on development, many people attributed Africa’s poor performance to persistent governance failures. Today, the picture is changing dramatically. Africa is the second most populous continent after Asia. Its current population of nearly 1 billion people...