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Poverty numbers, Rs 12, blah blah: We don't really give a damn

Jul 29, 2013

Poverty numbers, Rs 12, blah blah: We don't really give a damn

Our outrage over poverty numbers and Raj Babbar boo-boos is fuelled not by empathy but self-pity. The urban middle class couldn't care less about the poor. #ToTheContrary #Poverty #Poverty line #poor #Raj Babbar #India Middle Class #Rs 12 remark
The mango man, not Obama, is the person of the year

Dec 25, 2012

The mango man, not Obama, is the person of the year

Time magazine may think 2012 belongs to Obama, but we Indians know otherwise. The big winner this year was, of course, the mango man. #Rahul Gandhi #Arvind Kejriwal #Aam Aadmi #Mango Man #Rear View 2012 #India Middle Class

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The mango man, not Obama, is the person of the year

Jun 17, 2014

Mishra: Capitalism does not mean freedom

The 25th anniversary of the protests in Tiananmen Square on June 4 passed largely unnoticed in mainland China. This dismal indifference to an awful atrocity should be blamed as much on a rising, self-absorbed middle class as state censorship. But thi... #Egypt #China #India #Eastern Europe #Thailand #Francis Fukuyama #Deng Xiaoping #Augusto Pinochet #Suharto #Wall Street Journal #Financial Times