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December 7th, 2019
What happens after Britain leaves the EU?

By Dickson C. Igwe

Now Jack the Bohemian is clearly a Brexiter. He is nuanced, cultured, and urbane in his style, but battle-hardened when standing up for England and quitting the European Union.

November 30th, 2019
A Virgin Islands Treasury note - Part A

By Dickson C. Igwe

A Virgin Islands treasury note for specific projects is an effective means of finance and development, in a world of low-interest rates. A Virgin Islands Bond, well managed and trusted, could become legal tender for business deals internally, and on the international money and stock markets.

November 16th, 2019
Jack the super wealthy & the working poor

By Dickson C. Igwe

Austere trickledown economics has created a world Oligarchy. The world is ruled by the super-wealthy. A great irony with globalization is that it has re-established the exponential social inequalities inherent in both ancient and recent history.

November 9th, 2019
The Road to El Dorado passes through apprenticeships & a stint in trade school

By Dickson C. Igwe

The skills and vocations are the future of a socially and economically prosperous Virgin Islands- not simply academia.

November 2nd, 2019
Trump, Brexit & the working class

By Dickson C. Igwe

Austere, trickledown economics has created a world Oligarchy. The world is ruled by the super-wealthy. Now this Old boy has been labelled a racist for his pointing out the fact that politics in the USA and UK today is driven by race, ethnicity, and social class, principally.

October 26th, 2019
Trump, Brexit & a New World Order

By Dickson C. Igwe

Nationalism has been superseded by globalism. The world is changing significantly and rapidly. The screams of fear and anger, from western citizens, especially blue-collar whites in the USA and Britain, will not change that.

October 12th, 2019
The Balkanization of Great Britain

By Dickson C. Igwe

Brexit has entered an expected phase. The UK is becoming balkanized.

The Brexit Civil War has generated divisions in the United Kingdom that cannot be bridged unless the two sides talk and settle and it will be unwise for any ''expert'' to predict the trajectory and final outcome of the Brexit war at this stage in the conundrum.

October 5th, 2019
Vocations are critical for Virgin Islands youth

By Dickson C. Igwe

A workforce that possesses appropriate technical and vocational skills is critical for the Virgin Islands economy, and the welfare of the country’s youth

September 21st, 2019
Hurricane disaster survival 2

By Dickson C. Igwe

In the age of global warming, building resilience and defence against climate change and natural disaster has to be at the core of Caribbean social and economic development.

September 14th, 2019
Hurricane disaster survival part 1

By Dickson C. Igwe

Belief that the Virgin Islands may escape an annual devastating hurricane such as Irma, Maria, and Dorian, is simple delusion; it is dangerous complacency.

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