Working Hard or Hardly Working?
In Africa, about three to four decades ago, the differences between manual and non-manual workers were clear and distinct. The wages of manual workers were generally, if not invariably, lower than the salaries of employees in clerical and related occupations. [Read More]
Besieged From Cradle to Grave
Would a child grow into a normal adult, independent and self-confident, if the parents are constantly at its beck and call? Would a child make headway in life, if its supposed parents are constantly sabotaging all its efforts? [Read More]
Hiding the Loot: Western Banks and Third World Assets
The West needs to clean up its own banking act by regulating private banking and ending banking secrecy. Stronger "Know Your Customer" laws aimed at bank clients making large deposits, as well as at their paymasters, should be put on the books. Banking secrecy -- as opposed to customer confidentiality -- should meanwhile be abolished. [Read More]