Monthly Archives: February 2018

The Problem of Gun Control

It almost becomes a waste of time to have another dinner conversation around another school shooting carried out by a deranged person, who had access to guns. An examination of public polls shows that there is a solid majority of … Continue reading

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What’s the Problem with the Universal Basic Income?

Ian Goldin (2018) claims that even with accelerating technological change and the displacement of workers, we should not introduce a universal basic income (UBI), which he had called a “red herring”. I counter, in brief, that while his concerns about … Continue reading

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Why Did South Sudan Split From Sudan?

It was a total puzzle to me why this large country called Sudan suddenly decided to split itself in 2011, thus ushering in a new country of South Sudan. Foreign investors were happy nonetheless as they rained into the country … Continue reading

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