Author Archive: Dickson Igwe

Dickson Igwe is an education official in the Virgin Islands. He is also a national sea safety instructor. He writes a national column across media and has authored a story book on the Caribbean: 'The Adventures of a West Indian Villager'. Dickson is focused on economics articles, and he believes economics holds the answer to the full economic and social development of the Caribbean. He is of both West African and Caribbean heritage. Dickson is married with one son.

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Race and prejudice in the Americas

Race and prejudice in the Americas

| May 31, 2020 | 0 Comments

Racism and ethnic prejudice is best battled when humanity recognizes that racism and prejudice are inherent in flawed human personality. Just after Barack Obama was elected first black president of the USA in 2008, this writer was friends with a lady- a Belonger- living in the territory, married to a Virgin Islander from a prominent […]

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CORONA and a National Social Fund

CORONA and a National Social Fund

| May 23, 2020 | 0 Comments

Tiny economies cannot print massive reserves of cash, by raising vast amounts of financial capital from global investors, such as multi trillion dollar economies can. Multi trillion dollar GDPs, such as the US, Germany, and UK, have the ability to borrow near unlimited amounts of money from investors through the issuance of various debt instruments […]

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CORONA and the seven stages of grief

CORONA and the seven stages of grief

| May 16, 2020 | 0 Comments

Public reaction to the sudden and drastic change from the new Corona Virus Pandemic is worthy of assessment. The Corona Virus Pandemic has had a major impact on public psychology in every country. This is reaction that is equivalent to the human response to deep loss and grief: it is critical to recognize and understand […]

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A new world of restricted travel

A new world of restricted travel

| May 9, 2020 | 0 Comments

The global travel and tourism industry will inevitably contract and decline significantly, as the Corona Virus Pandemic continues its devastating journey through the world economy. For the Caribbean, a region wholly dependent upon tourism for its economic existence, this will be no easy time. Social distancing on airplanes; testing and quarantine of travelers upon arrival; […]

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CORONA, Regionalisation and self sufficient markets

CORONA, Regionalisation and self sufficient markets

| May 2, 2020 | 0 Comments

Globalization is over as we know it. The new world will be driven by insular governance, regional integration, and bilateral agreements. Pundits expect the Corona Virus Pandemic to be one of the longest in history. The Pandemic is expected to last for 24 months at the very least. This is going to be a long […]

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CORONA: 7 years of famine

CORONA: 7 years of famine

| April 27, 2020 | 0 Comments

Corona Virus will precipitate a long economic depression: be prepared for a very different and much more difficult world The Corona Virus Pandemic is a revolver to the temple of the global economy with three bullets in the chamber. The finger pressing the trigger has released its first bullet plunging the world into economic contraction […]

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The age of Corona

The age of Corona

| April 20, 2020 | 0 Comments

The Corona Virus Pandemic will usher in a Post Globalization World Order. Greater regional integration, and a whole new travel protocol, that adds a robust layer of medical scrutiny means limited travel options, for at least a decade. The Corona Pandemic has wiped away 20 million jobs in a matter of 4 weeks from the […]

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Corona and the exposure of horrific leadership

Corona and the exposure of horrific leadership

| April 12, 2020 | 0 Comments

The unmitigated spread of Corona Virus is the result of gross incompetence in governance in China, the USA, and the UK Corona deaths globally have surged past 100 000. In the USA and UK, deaths approach 30,000. Just under a third. And it is rising still, and astronomically. Incredibly, Donald Trump, USA President, advocates opening […]

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The Corona Recession or Depression

The Corona Recession or Depression

| April 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

The world economy is in the process of abysmal collapse: a major contraction in consumer demand and supply. In the USA, the current President, Donald Trump, is in denial, and states that he expects the economy to begin to return to normal this month. Donald Trump believes economic growth precedes national health. And he insists […]

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CORONA: Stimulus won’t work

CORONA: Stimulus won’t work

| March 21, 2020 | 0 Comments

  As stated in an earlier article on the Corona Virus Pandemic: Corona is the joker in the pack of the present order: albeit a tragic type joker. The west for the first time since 1945 is on a war footing. The UK is expected to plunge into a deep recession in 2020, amidst all […]

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