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Afra scrutinises Central Bank; have CL Financial bailout lessons been ignored?

In today’s world of alternative facts, we have to be alert to the special dangers posed by ‘false equivalence.’ False equivalence arises when two arguments are presented as being of equal relevance but, in fact, one is solidly fact-based and the other is mere speculation or invention. As recent events …

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‘Do so ent like so’: Raffique Shah looks at UNC’s reaction to Jwala’s sacking

I am surprised that so many people are surprised by the termination of services—firing, suspension, the euphemistically-couched “sent on administrative leave”—of several senior government officials, the most prominent being Governor of the Central Bank, Jwala Rambarran. Clearing the politically-constructed State-stables of partisan appointees is a ritual that occurs every time …

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