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Don't let a virus stall initiatives and weaken the economy



Shyam Ponappa
A recent column in this newspaper juxtaposed the way smart, experienced people have high expectations, only to be disappointed by our weak state’s predictable failures (Strong expectations from a weak state, May 25).  Is there justification for any optimism, or at least hope?  Here is an exploration of reasons for persisting in the face of continued odds, and pushing for economic recovery. Why should one persist with constructive efforts?  Because a rising tide lifts all boats, and one’s contribution can affect outcomes.  And because attempts at partial opening will not suffice.

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First Published: Jun 04 2020 | 1:54 AM IST

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