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AS I SEE IT

Waiting for the end

For much of the last fortnight, it seemed that the day of reckoning was already upon us, but then the government, backed at least verbally by the IMF’s Christine Lagarde, Donald Trump and other dignitaries, was given a breathing space.

Yesterday 07:04 PM

ECONOMIC QUESTIONS

A triumph for market orthodoxy

The short-lived success of these strong measures does not rule out a negative impact over the long term. They risk a return to the stagflation which made 2016 such a difficult year - interest rates are plainly recessive while the inhability to halt inflation clearly spills over into prices.

Saturday 12 May, 2018

EDUCATION WITHOUT BORDERS

Elite universities: How 'admissible' are you?

Every year the number of students able to win admission to the most exclusive universities tends to subside. Slowly but steadily, higher education’s most prestigious institutions are becoming very exclusive clubs. However, it is not just about how much money you have – here are some insights on the issue.

Tuesday 17 April, 2018

CORRUPTION AND IMPUNITY

No mercy for the wicked

The hypocrisy of our courts is only matched by our double standards as society, which is fuelled by media outlets and, increasingly, Facebook and Twitter.

Saturday 31 March, 2018

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