September 26, 2010

Abundant rainfall, intellectual drought

On a visit to South Africa, I walked into some Nigerian street hawkers in Johannesburg. One of them, noticing I was just visiting, commented, “Do you […]
August 24, 2010

River mismanagement behind massive Pakistan flooding

Years of river mismanagement have made the massive floods in Pakistan, which have inundated a fifth of the country and rendered millions of people homeless, worse, […]