Why economics won’t help us today


AS all of us watched the US Presidential debates and await the outcome of the elections in early November with bated breathe, I was struck by how much the world is moving on different planes.

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are trading insults at each other, giving democratic politics a bad name. In the meantime, Hong Kong Legislative Council members are literally swearing at each other over oath-taking, while Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte called President Barack Obama a name not normally used in polite company.

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Business , Andrew Sheng

   

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