A lifelong bibliophile, who seeks to unleash his energy on a number of subjects
With Ron DeSantis, The Dead Are Mere Collateral Damage; The Supreme Objective Is Power
The news emerging from the state of Florida is quite depressing. For an area which makes up 6% of American population, nearly 20% of all new cases in the union comes from the Southern state.
England Remains a Country Schizophrenically Obsessed With Class
It was George Bernard Shaw who said that it is impossible for an Englishman to open his mouth without another Englishman despising him. Certainly, that was the backdrop to the comments which came from the erstwhile governor of the Confederation of British Industry - Digby Jones - a few weeks ago.
Stormzy: A Rapper Who's Successfully Addressing Britain's Social Mobility Crises.
David Lammy, the British member of parliament for Tottenham in London, son of immigrants from Guyana - a former British colony in the Caribbean, right on the tip of South America -made a freedom of information request to the Oxford and Cambridge, the foremost universities in the land, with a view to ascertaining the nature of social mobility in 21st century Britain.
The Sally Clark Case: When Data Analysis Goes Badly Wrong
In today's integrated and interconnected world, we are surrounded by data. Data is growing at quite an extraordinary rate and so much more is being collected to improve decisions regarding every facet of human life. In sports, retail, start-ups, governments and businesses, the reliance on data has never been more pronounced.
Christmas Is Cancelled!
Retail price index also known as RPI is the means by which inflation in ascertained in the United Kingdom. This is determined from a sample of the costs of goods which are seen as "essential commodities". A pint of milk, a loaf of bread, eggs etc. fall into this category. Internationally, the preferred approach is known as consumer price index(CPI).
Is Jamie Dimon The 'Wokest' CEO on Wall Street?
Jamie Dimon, the CEO of JP Morgan chase flew into Britain, a few weeks ago, to hold a global town hall meeting at its sprawling offices in Canary Wharf - the world famous financial district area in the city of London. For all those privileged to be at the event, nothing could have prepared them for the extraordinary pronouncements that their boss would go on to make.
Twin Black Brits are Silicon Valley's Latest Unicorns
The definition of a Unicorn for the uninitiated is as follows: In business, a unicorn is a privately held startup company valued at over $1 billion  The term was first popularized in 2013 by venture capitalist Aileen Lee, choosing the mythical animal to represent the statistical rarity of such successful ventures.
England Vs Germany: Much More Than A Game Of Football
A few months ago, two longstanding epic foes went to war. This time, it wasn't waged in the trenches of Flanders and Somme, nor was it fought in the deserts of Torbruk and El Alamein or in the thick forests of Zamfara and Sambisa. On this occasion, it was in the gentrified, cosmopolitan surroundings of North-West London - Wembley, an erstwhile working class neighbourhood, which has had hundreds of millions of pounds pumped into it, thereby sanitizing it, of its demography, history and identity.
Tax Havens: Destroying laissez-Faire Capitalism's Final Refuge.
Tax avoidance, it must be said has always been with us. Along with this salient fact of the wealthiest among us avoiding their responsibilities, has been the existence of tax havens. In Europe, nation states and principalities such as Switzerland and Monaco were favored destinations for plutocrats operating in the early post war period, when high taxes became the order of the day, across many western nations.
Western Civilization Is The Greatest Fraud The World Has Ever Seen
--- Every generation has its coming of age event. For those who grew up in the 1980s, the smashing of the Berlin wall, will have been one of those moments when a critical mass of people seized the initiative and found the courage to tear down the wall that symbolized the great ideological divide between communist east and the capitalist west.