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  • Trump tax and spending bills are a replay of Ronald Reagan fiscal stance

    28-02-2018 06:02:00

    To put the bill in perspective, it is important to note lineaments of an "ideal" tax system

  • Climate change redux

    31-01-2018 05:18:00

    India should turn away from the Paris accord as latest research shows particles from space, and not human activity, affect climate on Earth

  • Cash and monetary policy

    26-12-2017 22:43:00

    In a cashless economy, it would be difficult to distinguish electronic money from interest-bearing electronic bonds, and monetary policy would not be feasible

  • Money mischief

    28-11-2017 22:44:00

    Reforming labour markets would be a better use of Narendra Modi's political capital than justifying the note ban

  • The digital revolution - II: Crowds & machines

    24-10-2017 22:43:00

    While the digital revolution has provided many benefits, there are many threats as well, such as from the possible advent of killer robots

  • The digital revolution - I: Rise of platforms

    26-09-2017 22:43:00

    There must be a way to reverse the default position of giving personal information for services provided by both govts and companies

  • The Age of Sentimentality

    29-08-2017 22:43:00

    The spread of cult of sentimentality, which damaged West's morality, needs to be resisted in India

  • A Chinese world order?

    25-07-2017 22:43:00

    As China's leaders morph from Stalin to Hitler, US and other democracies must confront it

  • The decline of civility

    27-06-2017 22:43:00

    The effects of creating 'baiting crowds' on social media have diluted the parliamentary democracy

  • In the shadow of the dragon

    30-05-2017 22:43:00

    Pyongyang may force Seoul and Tokyo to build nuclear deterrents and thus thwart Beijing's ambitions

  • Liberal international economic order dead?

    25-04-2017 22:43:00

    The US never accepted the classical liberal case for free trade

  • Trump and trade

    28-03-2017 22:43:00

    The US president's trade policy is aimed at containing China, not abjuring free trade

  • Deepak Lal: The Trump trauma

    21-02-2017 22:43:00

    There have been worries that there is no clear line of authority in Mr Trump's White House

  • Deepak Lal: On nativism and nationalism

    24-01-2017 22:43:00

    Explaining Brexit and Donald Trump's triumph through these words would be maladroit

  • Deepak Lal: On progress

    27-12-2016 22:43:00

    Markets cheered shock of Brexit expecting a return of the true progressives of classical liberalism