Is this the worst example of virtue signalling from Nepal?


Nepal has one of the worst education records in the world, poor infrastructure, an outmoded curriculum, incompetent and politicised teachers, virtually no classroom resources, hopeless school management, and parent communities who see little or no benefit in sending children to school. Factually, one third of a million children are “out of school”, {313,289}, and around … Continue reading Is this the worst example of virtue signalling from Nepal?

Why nations fail and remain poor: Part II, Foreign Aid is part of the problem not the solution!


In Part I of this series we described the assertions about poverty and why nations fail from the excellent book by Acemoglu and Robinson, "Why Nations Fail": With many examples they revealed a single and consistent factor as being the one contributory cause of failure and poverty; the EXTRACTIVE nature of economic and political institutions … Continue reading Why nations fail and remain poor: Part II, Foreign Aid is part of the problem not the solution!

Nepal: To make an omelette you gotta break some eggs, Part 3


NOTE: Please read Part 1 and Part 2 before commenting on this article and moderation for publishing You can't make an omelette without first breaking some eggs, and no, the Buddha didn't say that! In Part 2 of this series we described how those implementing the SSRP, and therefore by association Nepal's Ministry of Education, … Continue reading Nepal: To make an omelette you gotta break some eggs, Part 3