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Wrong Lane On The Capitalist Highway

25 years of reforms since 1991, and we are still on the wrong lane.

Capitalism is (perhaps) the best known system for human growth & development, but, as with any other tool or system, it can cut both ways. 914 more words

Economy

Rent Seeking, Indian Politicians and “Bombay Club”

Sometimes in early 90s a group of Indian industrialists formed an informal club in a five star hotel in Mumbai (then called Bombay). The agenda of this club was to oppose liberalisation of Indian economy. 444 more words

I Didn’t Know it Was This Bad (1990-91)

On Thursday, 20th June 1991, Pamulaparti Venkata Pigalle Narasimha Rao sat down for a briefing on the state of the Indian economy. It is doubtful whether he would have imagined being there even in his wildest dreams as late as a month before. 1,752 more words

Politics

Libérez... Délivrez... Le Cannabis à Maurice

Pour la Libéralisation de la Consommation du Cannabis

Oui… Combien même ce serait (en ce moment surtout) politiquement incorrect, je me rangerai du coté des pro-cannabis, bien que je n’en suis plus consommateur… Non plus parce que mes amis, mes enfants majeurs, leurs amis et les amis de leurs amis en consomment régulièrement de manière récréationnelle… encore moins parce que je crois en ces rites religieux qui permettent son utilisation ( je ne crois d’ailleurs aucunement en la spiritualité du THC), mais bien parce qu’il est enfin temps d’avancer sur le plan de la lutte contre le trafic de drogues et sur le traitement des dépendants, à Maurice. 1,713 more words

The Blog

Quantum Confessions – Stephen Oram (8/10)

Imagine that just 10 years from now, a new era of politics is upon us in which a coalition dedicated to total liberalisation comes to power. 522 more words

Book Review

Egypt's Future Says No to Autocratic Tradition of Past

Egypt’s existence has been demarcated by a long legacy of authoritarianism, with a deep-rooted entrenchment of dictatorial ideologies acting as an inadvertent obstacle to the creation of a sustainable liberal democracy. 795 more words

Social Democracy & liberalization

These days it is accepted that economic growth is necessary condition for poverty alleviation. Whole political agenda revolves around the economic state of the country which in turn is also affected by the political agenda. 518 more words