Monthly Archives: January 2012

Deadly Denial: The Conspiracy Theories about AIDS

AIDS – as a disease – has an almost emotive side to it. Talk of it is altogether different from, say, Cancer. This is not to suggest that the urgency about AIDS (globally) is any less, but there are remnants … Continue reading

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Egyptian Revolution: Food for Thought

2011 was some year for Egypt. ¬†From the overthrow of Hosni Mubarak in February, to the electoral gains by his erstwhile nemesis The Muslim Brotherhood (and co.) in December, the shift in the political climate seems to have happened¬†at almost … Continue reading

Posted in Arab Spring, Corruption, Development, Economic History, Economics, Food, Global Food Supply, History, Middle East, Politics, Poverty | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment