“Us Vs Them” – Why We Need To Rewrite Our Social Contracts

Ian Bremmer’s latest book “Us Vs Them” examines those who have not benefitted from the global economic system and their role in contemporary politics. The year 2016 has been presented by many as a marking of the end of an era — an era of global economic integration, institutional development and liberal storytelling promoted around […] Read more

Africa’s Achilles’ Heel: Superstition and the Imperative of Critical Inquiry

Africa’s inability to move on from superstitious beliefs and toward critical inquiry is preventing the continent from keeping up with the rest of the world. A lot has been said and written about Africa and the continent’s inextricable bind to superstitions. Anthropologists have documented cases of unyielding magical manifestations and interpretations of reality. They have […] Read more