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August 17th, 2019
Prevailing against economic imperialism

By Dickson C. Igwe

Countries that fail to economically optimize their own natural and domestic markets are doomed to an eternity of economic slavery

August 3rd, 2019
The Vocations & the Road to El Dorado

By Dickson C. Igwe

Countries with a skilled workforce are far more prosperous than countries with workers who major in academia and white-collar services. The road to social and economic prosperity runs through the vocations.

July 27th, 2019
Brexit: a new phase of civil war

By Dickson C. Igwe

Boris Johnson officially became UK Prime Minister on July 25, 2016. His appointment was no surprise. Johnson is a darling of the UK Far Right. Much as Donald Trump is the Poster Boy of the USA's White Supremacists and Far Right-Wing Types.

July 20th, 2019
Capitalism and Environmental Destruction

By Dickson C. Igwe

Joseph Stiglitz, Nobel Laureate and Economist, has asserted that the dominant economic model of the latter Twentieth Century- mainly Supply-Side Free Market Economics- is obsolete in today's swiftly changing global environment. Trickle Down has had its day.

July 13th, 2019
BREXIT: The 800lb gorilla mauling the UK

By Dickson C. Igwe

BREXIT is the most damaging event in recent UK history, equivalent to the Suez Crisis of the early 1960s, in terms of its malevolent effect on UK politics, economics, and society.

June 22nd, 2019
The new Progressive Economics

Dickson C. Igwe

Neo Liberalism is the idea that markets are self-correcting. For forty years the belief that free markets allocate resources efficiently ruled.

May 25th, 2019
Trump, Brexit, Culture wars & the Virgin Islands Context

By Dickson C. Igwe

Cultural engagement and cultural integration between ethnic and racial groups is no longer an option for these Virgin Islands.

May 18th, 2019
The Road to El Dorado

By Dickson C. Igwe

For the effective policymaker pursuing a Virgin Islands national vision, both current economic ideas—austerity and stimulus—offer a route to the land of Milk and Honey.

May 4th, 2019
The Economics Dichotomy

By Dickson C. Igwe

In pursuing and realizing a vision for the Virgin Islands, policymakers must understand a key divergence in economic thinking.

April 27th, 2019
Early grumblings in a Govt's first term

By Dickson C. Igwe

Smart politicians pay heed to early disenchantment from voters. Why: because to be forewarned is to be forearmed

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