Economics & Policy

Economics & Policy

A Dose of Doze

Reading Time: 6 minutes   We live in a world where we often hear that hard work beats talent and that someone burning the midnight oil is truly dedicated.

Economics & Policy

Small Firm Labour Relations

Reading Time: 8 minutes   Small firms are praised by the ideologues of the emerging ‘entrepreneurial society’ as having essentially and inherently harmonious labour relations.  In this post I

Economics & Policy

The Indian Workers

Reading Time: 5 minutes What do you know about what is happening to the Indian workers and why should you be concerned about them? Here I draw on and

Economics & Policy

Neoimperialism and Industrial Relations

Reading Time: 6 minutes   Neoimperialism is about the influx of new multinational corporations into Asia over the last three decades for the extraction of labour power from labour

Business & Finance

The Aramco Strikes

Reading Time: 3 minutes   “Tehran is behind nearly 100 attacks on Saudi Arabia while Rouhani and Zarif pretend to engage in diplomacy,” Mike Pompeo said, following one of

Economics & Policy

Labour and Democratic Rights

Reading Time: 6 minutes   The Catholic social teaching on labour emphasizes the concept of a “right to work” at a “just wage”, with work being such that it

Economics & Policy

The Rising Tide of the Populists

Reading Time: 6 minutes   The world marked the 80th anniversary of the start of World War II, regarded as the deadliest conflict in history, earlier this week. The

Economics & Policy

The Broken Windows of Today’s Policies

Reading Time: 4 minutes Ce qu’on voit et ce qu’on ne voit pas. That which we see, and that which we do not see.  As philosophical as it sounds,