Tag: unemployment

Billionaires and the welfare of nations

By Khaled Diab The super rich are leaving only the scraps for everyone else to fight over, which is fuelling a mounting wave of intolerance as minorities and migrants are scapegoated for falling wellbeing. For the welfare of all, we…

Living in a nightmare: Gaza’s unending tragedy

Boštjan Videmšek Trauma, depression, destitution and hopelessness are the daily realities with which Gaza’s besieged population must contend. Sunday 8 December 2019 It all began with a savage detonation. It was still the dead of night, but the sky above…

Egypt’s 21st-century plagues

By Khaled Diab While the Egyptian regime battles for its survival, Egypt itself may not survive as a viable state, as it faces a ‘plague’ of potentially crippling environmental, economic and social challenges. Monday 12 February 2018 For those of…

The truth about Islamic reformations

By Khaled Diab Islam needs a reformation for Muslim societies to develop and prosper, is one of those rare convictions shared by both Islamophiles and Islamophobes. Tunisia has done just that: radically reformed its brand of Islam and established a…

Egypt’s dollar woes

Hopes are devaluation will resolve Egypt’s dollar crisis, but the situation could spin out of control without a global currency for international trade