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Video / June 30 2020

Ameenah Gurib-Fakim: Africa will be the source of a global labor force

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In her opening remarks at our capitalism debate, Ameenah Gurib-Fakim, the former president of Mauritius and a biodiversity scientist, argues that economic growth is crucial to increasing a nation’s prosperity. She believes that investing in the social welfare of a country protects against some of the negative side effects of capitalism.