Saturday, 21 May, 2022

Topic: Capitalism

Letting go of bureaucratic stranglehold is the only way forward for Indian economy

Campus Voice is an initiative by ThePrint where young Indians get an opportunity to express their opinions on a prevalent issue.

Dharma, Hinduness, rashtra — a glossary on Hindutva-Hinduism debate & what it means for RSS

New Delhi: Detractors who term ‘Hindutva’ an aggressive and political ideology have again kicked off a debate over ‘Hinduism vs Hindutva’ and ‘soft vs...

How China combined authoritarianism with capitalism to create a new communism

Technology and AI are communism 2.0’s largely bloodless methods for extending total control over the population, making sure that every individual toes the party line.

SubscriberWrites: China’s recent crackdowns attempt to control its experiment with socialism and capitalism

President Xi's recent public statements and actions indicate that China is pivoting away from a free-market economy to a more governed way of dictating the market forces.

Off The Cuff with Jaithirth Rao & Gurcharan Das

In this edition of #ThePrintOTC, entrepreneur and writer Jaithirth Rao speaks to Editor-in-Chief Shekhar Gupta and commentator Gurcharan Das about Rao's new book, 'Economist...

We are in an age of rapid technological progress. But many are not ‘progressing’

Technology has paved the way for economic transformation and improved quality of life. But 'creative destruction' is widening the inequality gap.

SubscriberWrites: Free market capitalism leads to greater economic democracy than socialism

Capitalism provides various opportunities to several people while economic power is consolidated in few hands in socialism, writes Hindol Roy.

SubscriberWrites: In praise of making money & why it’s a good idea to let a thousand billionaires bloom

Shaunak Desai defends the super rich from the charge that their creation of wealth also creates greater inequality in society.

Infinite exponential economic growth is a myth, says Sam Pitroda

In ‘Redesign the World’, Sam Pitroda argues that hyperconnectivity and Covid-19 have offered a unique opportunity to redesign the world to meet future challenges.

Why we should cut capitalism some slack after the Covid pressure cooker

A greater tolerance of intentional slack is being built into everything — from how Toyota Motor Corp. manages its inventory and Inc. organises its deliveries.

On Camera


Title scene of Taarak Mehta ka ooltah chashmah.

Dear Taarak Mehta, you were our peak comfort content for 14 years. Now it’s time to retire

Just like the Truman Show, all Taarak Mehta plots somehow feel the same for the past few years. It's fine to accept that ideas can go stale.
File photo of chief economic advisor V. Anantha Nageswaran | Photo: Twitter | @FinMinIndia

Stock market turmoil, crypto craze proof of human ‘fear, greed’ says chief economic advisor

Speaking at India Ideas Conclave, organised by think tank India Foundation in Bengaluru, V. Anantha Nageswaran, also said India was now in position to deliver domestically-driven growth'.


File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.