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A trader at a fresh food market in Nakuru Town. in Kenya. Food inflation has hit double digit figures. Photo by James Wakibia/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images

Three reasons why the US Federal Reserve Bank holds the world in its hands

The reality is that the US Federal Reserve has decided price rises must be addressed by raising interest rates. African countries have no choice by to follow suite.
Global central banks, like the Bank of Canada, are considering their own digital currencies as a backstop to prepare for a future where cryptocurrency dethrones cash as king. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Central bank digital currencies could mean the end of democracy

Central banks worldwide are racing to implement national digital currencies, yet democratic considerations are hardly discussed in public. This has to change.
The Bank of Canada announced a 0.5 per cent interest rate increase on April 13, 2022, in a move to quell Canada’s high inflation. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Why we can’t just ‘stop printing money’ to get inflation down

While central banks did help mitigate a COVID-induced recession, they don’t have the power to solve our inflation problem.

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