Tag: The Economist

Is The Economist’s Influence Waning?

Is The Economist’s Influence Waning?

In an important article published by The New Yorker on one of the most confusing labels used to describe today’s civilization, Indian writer Pankaj Mishra deconstructs and disambiguates the range of meanings associated with the word “liberalism” by delving into the history and cultural...

The Daily Devil’s Dictionary: For a “Healthy” Economy

The Daily Devil’s Dictionary: For a “Healthy” Economy

The health care crisis doesn’t only affect humans. It affects the economy. As the game of real-world empires evolves, with Pax Americana showing signs of waning and Chinese power rising, The Economist points to a serious failure of the Trump administration. President Donald Trump appears to...

Fair Observer: Best of the Month

Fair Observer: Best of the Month

Fair Observer's five best articles of May. This has been an eventful month. A gory murder of a soldier in London has shocked much of the world. The barbarity that one associates with Africa and Afghanistan suddenly seems close to home. In the immediate aftermath of this tragedy, President...

Media Should Not Make Money

Media Should Not Make Money

“The sole aim of journalism should be service” (Mahatma Gandhi). Media is in crisis globally, and democracy as we have known it is under threat. Democracy works when voters make informed choices. The American colonies fought for independence because Tom Paine wrote “Common...

What Ails India? Not What The Economist Says

What Ails India? Not What The Economist Says

India needs to make structural, ideological and strategic transformations to assume a greater role in the world. Any astute observer of India’s strategy in South Asia would infer that the country is not only passive in its approach, but it also continues to punch below its weight. The sight...

The Problem is Not Manmohan

The Problem is Not Manmohan

Whatever Singh’s own faults as a government leader, India’s economic malaise is due to more basic problems. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is on the receiving end of a barrage of slings and arrows these days. The most recent salvo comes from Time magazine, whose Asian edition this week...

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