Are vaccines the most effective tool to protect people from COVID-19?

This is the question asked by many of us for the past few months.  People are considering whether to make COVID-19 vaccination mandatory in order to increase vaccination rates and achieve public health goals like preventing the spread of the disease and if so, under what conditions and context. The government and other institutions such …

Ecocide- Are polluters really punished?

Throughout the years, humans have been highly dependent on Mother Nature; it has provided us with habitat, food and other essential resources which were primordial for our survival. However, with the advancement of modernization at breakneck speed, we tend to forget our roots and how much the latter has been promoting us to the heights …

Slowbalisation: A blessing in disguise ?

Decades after its golden age, globalisation still seemed to be faring at breakneck speed, transcending even more barriers. Yet, some factors prompted it to hit the brakes, especially over the past 3 years – a phenomenon termed as “slowbalisation” by the Economist magazine. Will Marshall McLuhan’s “global village” still continue to strive despite the slowdown? …

How are political relations being moulded due to the Covid-19 pandemic?

Bar its economical repercussions, the pandemic has cast light onto political relations. Edward Luttwak stated, on the Economist, that if we look back we might call the coronavirus of our affliction “the truth virus”. Wherever it has spread, it has revealed submerged truths about political regimes, entire societies and international institutions. We have seen untold …

How far has quantitative easing helped in curbing economic crises?

Quantitative Easing(QE) is an economic term and refers to a type of monetary policy whereby money is injected into the economy through the government sale of bonds and other financial assets. The term quantitative easing came into limelight in 2001 through Professor Richard Werner while he was writing an article for a leading Japanese newspaper …

How far have women come to be the mistress of their own destiny?

If we were to wake up from a deep and somewhat perennial slumber, we would surely be bewildered by how women have triumphantly shunned inferior ranks and unapologetically revelled in their aspirations. Today, we live in an era where attempts to safeguard the image of the breadwinning husband and female homemaker have sparked a rapid …