A nuclear disaster is such a complex event with wide consequences that it would be better to stop ourselves from going down a path
that might lead to a catastrophe, however unlikely it may be, writes
Corruption is much broader than what we usually imagine it to be, which focuses on bribes and similar illegal monetary transactions.
A number of other practices are corrupt, even if they are legal, writes
The nation is still the best mediator of the sphere of thought and the sphere of action. Even in a changing world, we cannot wish away
the Indian nation and replace it with a world government overnight, writes
The unstated policy of murdering unwanted elements is wrong at every possible level, and it leads
to a crisis of legitimacy of the state, while claiming to be a patriotic act, writes
We need a new mechanism for creating trust, a mechanism that is neither traditional nor institutional. Post-institutional technology holds more hope than
rule-based institutions, writes
The decline of politics and of intellectual discourse is related to the struggle between politics and economics as the arbiter of the moral commons and the
role of the developmental state in this fight, writes
We should profitably contrast the flexible chaos of our institutions with the iron order of the west.
The management of diversity requires a sensible mix of order and chaos, writes