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Expanding the welfare state in Africa is a threat, not a help

While bilateral and multilateral talks are hitting impasses around much of the globe, “Agenda 2063: The Africa We Want” is a continental agreement that breaks the mold. For all its lofty ambitions, this blueprint aiming at “transforming Africa into the global powerhouse of the future” is paradoxically both a celebration of and a threat to the family. Continue Reading...

Regulations worsened the baby formula shortage

The world is an economics classroom if we allow ourselves to learn from it. Every day we’re bombarded with puzzles that the economic way of thinking can help solve. One of the more recent examples of this is the infant-formula shortagethat plagued an industry already confounded by pandemic-related supply chain issues. Continue Reading...

What’s the point of working anymore?

Is there any value to work in today’s world? This is a question that many in Generation Z find themselves asking. I started working at a very young age. By 12 years old, I already had two part-time jobs plus a side business of my own. Continue Reading...