Austerity Versus Stimulus | by Prabhat Patnaik

IT is obviously silly to push for austerity in the midst of a recession, not just silly but cruel, since it prolongs the pain of unemployment. The recession is caused by a deficiency of aggregate demand. To overcome it what is necessary is an increase in demand which...

The great billion dollar drug scam | by Khadija Sharife

Alongside pneumococcal diseases such as meningitis and pneumonia,rotavirus-related diarrhoea is a primary childhood killer in developing countries, thought to snuff out the lives of 500,000 children each and every year. An overwhelming 85 per cent of these children...