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2 years

Building Africa’s Manufacturing Strength in the Textile and Clothing Sector

The rise of the fast fashion industry in the past few years has brought in its wake a booming trade of second-hand clothing. Today, millions of people around the world donate clothes with the understanding that they will support the needy or will be resold in secondhand stores.

2 years

The FX Matrix

I was discussing how the market has changed with an ex-colleague the other day and we both concluded that the increase in liquidity caused by the euro, the fact that trading to five decimal places where every 0.00001 trades and the advent of retail traders who have no experience of exceptional market volatility has let loose a genie from a bottle from which the cap can never be replaced.

2 years

Brexit: One Eye On The Prize

Anyone who reads anything I write on Brexit will be aware that over the period of negotiations, I had become fairly agnostic about whether the UK stays in the EU or leaves (whenever that happens).

2 years

Brexit: May Existing in a Fantasy

UK Prime Minister Theresa May has had two victories this week; one surprising, the other pyrrhic.

3 years

Why Stop at Brexit?

There is a much wider issue bubbling beneath the entire Brexit debacle. It is obvious that Brexit has opened the entire workings of Government for all to see and it’s clear that an entire overhaul is necessary.

3 years

Are You Ready For the US MidTerm Election Day 2018?

The 2018 midterm elections are coming up in just barely a few days. On November 6, 2018, members of the 116th Congress will be elected in states and districts across the country as Americans go to the polls in a beautiful exercise of “government by the people, for the people.”

3 years

Why 'Crazy Rich Asians' Matters

A romantic comedy in which a bootstraps middle-class woman finds herself in love with a billionaire family. Entertaining, humorous, well produced, and creative, with one thing in particular that stands out – almost the entire starring cast are of Asian, primarily East Asian, descent.