Month: May 2021

Critique On Hayek’s Road to Serfdom

Reading Time: 5 minutes Critique On Hayek’s Road To Serfdom By Renuka Bhatt “The Road to Serfdom” is one of the most popular works of Friedrich Hayek, a theoretical economist, and philosopher. Belonging to the Austrian School of Economic Thought, Hayek had been the proponent of a complete laissez-faire system (perhaps, except for the banks), with minimal to zero …

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Happier But Jobless – The Hidden Truth Behind UBI

Reading Time: 7 minutes Happier But Jobless: The Hidden Truth Behind UBI By Dhruv Wandre The ideology behind having a Universal Basic Income (UBI) – is the government providing the citizens with the guaranteed income to cover their cost of living and provide financial security, to those about the poverty line. The income is given regardless of your employment …

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Fancy A Fallacy? The Pitfalls In Economic Thought​

Reading Time: 7 minutes Fancy a fallacy? The pitfalls in economic thought By Arushi Arora The thought of Economics as a Social Science brings to the mind a vast field of study held together by relative unanimity and uniformity in decisions and ideas. However, a closer look reveals the real picture. You might hear an economist waging war for …

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Witch Hunting: The 16th Century Muggle Response To Economic Shocks

Reading Time: 3 minutes Witch Hunting: The 16th Century Muggle Response To Economic Shocks By Arpita Mary Abraham “When the hysteria of a witch-hunt is granted supremacy over the logic, values, and spirit of the law, justice can only become a warped, alien concept in that society.” ― Stewart Stafford Witch trials and executions had taken the lives of as …

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A Case Of Cynical Malfeasance: The Electoral Bond Scheme

Reading Time: 5 minutes A case of cynical malfeasance: The electoral bond scheme  By Priyam Verma A public policy is an all-embracing mode of creating situations which ought to be befitting for the society. These rules are formulated and implemented to increase the overall welfare of the society. Ideally, this welfare should be increased in such a manner that …

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Mirror Mirror On The Wall, Who’s The Fairest Of Us All?

Reading Time: 5 minutes Mirror Mirror On The Wall, Who’s The Fairest Of Us All? By Stuti Sarkar “What beautiful features you have! But poor thing, you’re dark,” said the Aunty next door as she handed out a tiny tube of Fair and Lovely. This tiny tube has been presented to girls since 1975 when it was first launched …

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