Gone Global: the U.S. Fed as Global Banker of Last Resort

I’m doing some reading on current activities of the US Federal Reserve in light of their classic mandate to coordinate inflation and unemployment in the United States. I decided to write a post on the changing role of the Fed since the last recession more to clarify my understanding than anything else. If it seems […]

On Nigerian Development

I just want to share some thoughts on my mind about Nigeria and our efforts at development. When it comes down to it, development, while masquerading as economic is not quite that. A sufficiently developed country becomes a civilization. It evolves rules, institutions, cultural touchstones and all of these shapes the citizenry, with spillover effects […]

Russia and the U.S. : A Modern Day Peloponnesian War

A historical perspective sometimes throws certain occurrences in the proper light for us to understand their significance, or lend us a better frame of reference for thinking about them. For this reason, it’s apt to compare the tension between Russia and the United States to that between Sparta and Athens during the Peloponnesian wars.┬áThe parallels […]