The idea that oil wealth can be a curse is an old one – and it should need no explaining. Every few decades, energy prices rise to the heavens, kicking off a scramble for new sources of oil. Then supply eventually outpaces demand, and prices suddenly crash to Earth. The harder and more abrupt the […]
Michael Meyer is a former Communications Director for UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. He is Dean of the Graduate School of Media and Communications at Aga Khan University in Nairobi.