Khurram Husain

Debt woes

Debt woes

Billing the future is common practice in most areas of debt management.

Updated May 21, 2020 11:31am
Words for the poor

Words for the poor

It is not the interests of the poor that animate this government but those of the rich.

Published May 14, 2020 06:36am
Lives not worth saving

Lives not worth saving

Economists have a hard time speaking plain English, especially when they attach dollar values to human lives.

Published May 07, 2020 04:49am
Getting smart

Getting smart

European countries are now talking of ‘exit strategies’, but it is important to listen to the warnings of their

Published Apr 30, 2020 05:05am
Lockdowns unravelling

Lockdowns unravelling

Doctors are battling not just the coronavirus but also the myths that surround it.

Published Apr 23, 2020 04:35am
The great lockdown debate

The great lockdown debate

No elected ruler can withstand the ire of the hungry masses and the business and industrial classes for very long.

Published Apr 16, 2020 06:07am
Sugar and spice

Sugar and spice

This is little more than a factional fight within the ruling party that has broken out in full public view.

Updated Apr 09, 2020 05:37pm
Addressing the confusion

Addressing the confusion

Unfortunately, while arguing against lockdowns, the leadership has no clear idea of what their own strategy is.

Published Apr 02, 2020 06:31am
THE CORONAVIRUS ECONOMY

THE CORONAVIRUS ECONOMY

Never before have we seen the wheels of the economy grind so comprehensively to a halt

Updated Apr 06, 2020 01:04am
Debating lockdowns

Debating lockdowns

Why is the central leadership opposed to the idea of a necessary, albeit painful, step?

Published Mar 26, 2020 06:49am
The contagion has landed

The contagion has landed

We must break the chains of transmission and then hunt down the virus.

Published Mar 19, 2020 07:26am
Virus fears

Virus fears

The key concern is not the number of people who die from the infection. The key concern is the speed of transmission.

Published Mar 12, 2020 07:02am
Adjustment fatigue

Adjustment fatigue

Fatigue kicks in when the government begins to give off signals that enough is enough.

Updated Mar 05, 2020 07:15am
The renewable revolution

The renewable revolution

Our challenge is to catalyse this process, not sit and wait for it to arrive on its own.

Published Feb 20, 2020 06:58am