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July 21st, 2018
The Trump Economy: the protectionist model

Dickson Igwe

There are lessons to be learned from a booming USA; the proceeding story is second of a series of narratives on Donald J. Trump’s business first, protectionist, economics. The narrative juxtaposes the US economic model with that of the [British] Virgin Islands.

January 28th, 2017
The Trickle Down 'fallacy'

Dickson Igwe

The rise of populism and global instability states that trickledown economics is a “sham.” Trickledown economics has become a type of global pyramid scheme. Trickledown has led to widespread disillusionment, and an increasingly dangerous New World. The doomsday clock has moved ever closer to midnight as a result.

November 26th, 2016
Globalisation on the ropes

Dickson Igwe

The key reason Donald J. Trump “trumped” the polls, the political experts, and the liberal media, on November 8, 2016, had to do with a dynamic that no one expected would be so powerful.

May 9th, 2015
Jack & Jill Prosper

By Dickson Igwe

The materially contented working man and woman drive economic growth. Spending by the working and middle class is the panacea for a strong economy. Prosperous societies comprise of working men and women who live well above minimum wage subsistence. The working and middle class spender is the true driver of aggregate demand. Consumer demand is central to modern economic thinking on how to build economic growth in a world where deflation is rearing a head.

March 10th, 2015
'NDP Gov’t killed the middle class!' - Speak Your Mind caller

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - A caller to the Speak Your Mind television show of Saturday March 7, 2015 labelled the National Democratic Party (NDP) government the worst as she alleged they have killed off the middle class people of the territory.

January 19th, 2015
Three years of NDP; the poor now in garbage looking for a meal!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It appears that with the middle class wiped out, according to Virgin Islands Party Chairman Hon Julian Fraser RA (R3), poverty in the Virgin Islands is on the rise.



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