“Our sweetest songs are those that tell of saddest thought”. This rather poignant line by P.B. Shelley, the 19th century English Romantic poet, was definitely not meant to describe tales of austerity of our times. Yet, some of the most telling stories related to this phenomenon point to a similar narrative.
While multinational banks splurge in billions on complex derivatives and financial instruments farmers, even in developed countries, face dilemma over which crop will lose the least moneyEhtesham Shahid