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The Anti-Corruption Cult

All of us know that corruption runs throughout the Indian government; from the very bottom to the very top. Need a water connection: pay up. Need a building permit: pay up. We now also know that corruption is no longer an individual matter — it’s not a clerk or an officer collecting bribes for himself, but an […]

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Academic Inequality

Inequality has become the defining issue of our times. It’s clear that we are entering a new gilded age where a few own almost everything and most of us own almost nothing. My academic colleagues are usually sensitive to the issues surrounding inequality and most of them support policies aimed at reducing inequality. Unfortunately, they […]