Men & menstruation: do we have a role to play?

This article was first published in my column in the Standard Yesterday was World Menstrual Hygiene Day. Growing up, I knew next to nothing about menstruation. Thanks to primary school education, I knew technically that if a girl does not get pregnant, well, something happens in her uterus and blood comes out. I also knew …

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It’s time to rethink role of State in the economy

This article was first published in the Standard newspaper The Covid-19 pandemic has brought to light a major weakness in our country‚Äôs ability to cushion and protect its people in times of great strife. As the economy suffers and many people continue to lose jobs and businesses to shut down, it has become apparent that …

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3% Tax on turnover is a terrible idea.

A tax on Turnover is a tax on investments. One of my favorite computer games is CitiesXXL, a strategy game in which one builds cities from scratch. The challenge of the game is that you have to grow the city, all the while maintaining a balance in production, population, traffic, infrastructure etc. The game is …

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