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Posts tagged ‘Democracy’

The Public Voice: Selection in place of Election?

By Ananya S Guha
Yes, we select not elect. We have selections not elections. We have no political parties but goodwill bodies who will think of the common good not divisively but wisely. Can we do that and subvert tradition, the kind of tradition that has brought money power and crass division in its wake?

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Book Review: Josy Joseph’s ‘A Feast of Vultures: The Hidden Business of Democracy in India’

By Karthik Venkatesh
The doings of Naveen Jindal of Jindal Steel in Chattisgarh to lay his hands on its precious mineral resources and Naresh Goyal of Jet Airways to control the skies above us is to be read again and again. It is a telling lesson in the serious consequences of unbridled capitalism.