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Profits of Doom

Profits of Doom

21.12.2012 has come and gone without the cataclysmic crisis predicted by some. While humanity breathes a collective sigh of relief, the rest of Life on Earth might well be disappointed that the¬†Mayans missed the mark… There have been several extinction events in...
The Mauritian Miracle – then and now

The Mauritian Miracle – then and now

Dear Professor Stiglitz Sorry for taking so long to respond to your op-ed on Mauritius. Like many of your academic predecessors, the brevity of your visit earlier this year prevented you looking into the details of the state and history of Mauritius. Please permit me...
Where’s the oil coming from?

Where’s the oil coming from?

Mauritius could face an oil crisis in the coming weeks as Iran threatens to end exports to India. Mangalore refinery, which supplies all of Mauritius’ petroleum needs, is dependent on Iran for 60% of its crude oil. The problem is that US led sanctions against...