Ever since the United States unilaterally pulled out of the Gold Standard, thereby "delinking" the creation of money underpinned by a physical asset, the ensuing neoliberal economic model of ordering societies has held sway over not only the West but also in large swathes of the developing world. While the merits and demerits of whether … Continue reading The Great Unraveling! How Five Decades Of Economic And Financial “Excesses” Have Reached A Tipping Point And Threaten Our Collective Future
Pandemic Lessons As the saying goes, time is the greatest healer. With the pandemic receding from the public consciousness, it is easy to forget the trauma, the suffering, the incalculable loss of lives, and equally calculable disruptions to livelihoods caused. Indeed, more so when nations worldwide have almost accepted the Coronavirus much like the common … Continue reading Lest We Forget! 5 Pandemic Lessons We Learnt About Work, Life, And The World We Live In!
Ok! Donald Trump said it first! The Global Economy is headed into a New Great Depression! At a rally in Arizona last night, Trump "predicted" that the US Economy is approaching levels of distress not seen since the 1930s when the Great Depression eviscerated the nation. While I do not intend to debate the merits … Continue reading Ok! Donald Trump Said It First! A Moron’s Guide To The Looming Depression Ahead For The Global Economy.
Anybody who has not returned from another planet would have noticed the scenes of anarchy and chaos streaming from our neighbour, Srilanka, which has not only declared bankruptcy but is also close to complete collapse. If this were not enough, there is every chance that several other countries, especially in the developing world, or, what … Continue reading Shock Doctrine!! How The Double Whammy Shocks Of Pandemic And Putin Can Lead To A Global Reset, Or, More Anarchy And Chaos
How to make sense of the present "global zaniness" that defies rational explanations and answers based on logic and facts. Why does the world seem so confusing and puzzling to decipher? On the one hand, the West W(the United States and its European allies) "provoked" Russia to such an extent that Vladimir Putin took the … Continue reading What If The Endgame For The Present Zaniness Is That There Is No Endgame And More Zaniness?
Investors beware, the global economy is flying into turbulence and with a near-constant stream of bad news from around the world, this is the time to be cautious with your money. I have curated the Top 5 Trends that can impact the global economy this month and beyond, which provide insights into what can affect … Continue reading Investors Beware!! Here Are The 5 Trends That Can Cause Havoc In The Global Economy
Breaking news coming in about India banning wheat exports, just days after setting "ambitious" trade goals and targets for the coming year. According to news outlets, this sudden decision is based on the reports of a drastic fall in wheat production, and foodgrains in general, mainly due to the heatwave sweeping North India. This is … Continue reading India Bans Wheat Exports Days After Setting “Ambitious” Trade Targets!! Will Atmanirbharta save the Indian Economy??
It is the best of times and the worst of times to be a Millennial/Gen Zer. This pandemic scarred generation has been resilient so far, what with the delayed placements/joining/ or even the lack of face to face onboarding as corporates went into a virtual and WFH (Work from Home) mode. Moreover, the pandemic arrived … Continue reading Show Me The Money!! The Moment Of Truth For The TikTok Generation is Coming Soon!!
As the culture wars heat up in the United States, with the impending overturning of the landmark Roe vs. Wade judgment (that enshrined the right to abortion in law), it is instructive to note that the Left needs to get its act together soon. While the Left is looked upon as "troublemakers" and a"anarchists", I … Continue reading Will Roe v Wade Become History?? Some Thoughts On The Breaking News From The United States!!
Today is Mayday, the day that celebrates struggle against capitalist exploitation and honors worker protest for justice and fairness. As the power of workers decreases and the unions weaken, it is time for all progressives to come together and renew their bonds and rejuvenate the Left Liberal movement. More so in these times when … Continue reading Mayday Musings!! Why We Need A Rejuvenated And Strong Left More Like Bernie Sanders And Less Like Antifa