The Economic Times

The great Indian dreamer

One of my favourite posters says “Some people see the world as it is, and ask why. But I think of things that never were, and ask, why not? “ Management gurus may wax eloquent over sticking to the knitting …

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What constitutes odious debt?

The United States is desperately trying to persuade all countries (including poor ones like Vietnam) to contribute something for the reconstruction of Iraq. This implies that much of Iraq’s old debt of $134 billion will be written off. Some analysts …

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No unipolarity at Cancun

There has been much loose talk this year about a unipolar world in which the hegemonic USA dominates the globe as none has done since the Roman Empire. That has now been exposed as pure hype by US setbacks at …

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