Tag Archive: Thomas Picketty

The Wealth Gap And The Tall Poppies

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It is elections time in Singapore and time to bring up the problems of the poor which is timely, I would suppose, even if Singapore does not really have a severe problem with… Continue reading

Op Ed : For 90% Of The World, There Is No Logic Or Means

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My professor friend solved that confounded Primary 5 math logic problem in less than 2 minutes, to none of my amazement of course, because we would expect All Teachers and Principals and Ministers… Continue reading

1994 and 2014 – A Clockwork Orange ?

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For a Cold War era kid, I am mortified at the audacity of those 5 teenagers who were arrested on vandalism charges because it is not just vandalism they attempted – it is… Continue reading

It Always Rains When The Car Is Washed – Volatility And Hedging Your Portfolio

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I decided to wash the car on Sunday which had all the appearance of a hot and sunny day and turned out so. But as Murphy’s Law would have it, a single lone… Continue reading

Anger, Anger, Everywhere, Nor Any Drop To Drink

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There is a lot of anger in the world today, from the big men and women to the little people. For the little people, the anger arises from social inequality which is threatening… Continue reading