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In defence of TPP – the loss of jobs

The opposition from labour unions in the US ( and labour activists everywhere in the world) to the TPP is that it will lead to the loss manufacturing jobs (read in the US) and therefore it is anti labour. I have some sympathy for the view of the labour unions in […]

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In defence of TPP – Secrecy in Negotiations

One of the biggest criticisms of the TPP in the US has been that the negotiations with other countries have been carried on in secrecy by the US government. US politicians have been falling over to yell themselves hoarse against this. When Wikileaks published confidential negotiation documents in their expose, […]

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The land of the dinosaurs

The dinosaurs missed a trick when the comet (asteroid ?) hit the Yucatan peninsula 65 million years ago. They should have taken refuge in India. They wouldn\’t have gone extinct. India is veritably the land of the dinosaurs. Well, at least corporate India is. In India, no company ever dies. […]

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I agree with Elizabeth Warren !

Readers of my last few posts on TPP would have noticed my complete disagreement with one Elizabeth Warren – junior Senator from the Bay State of Massachusetts. In this blogger\’s humble opinion she is a card carrying member of the loony left. And yet, here is proof that even from […]

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Buy American and Hire American

When this blogger started blogging in 2009, his very first post was titled \”What is American goods, anyway ? \” Eight years later, when returning back from a two year hiatus in blogging,  the same theme resurfaces as the second innings of blogging is started.The trigger for this post is of […]

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Élection présidentielle 2017

France goes to the polls on Sunday to elect a new President. If you haven\’t been following this election, then you are missing something. It\’s a very crucial election and is much more fun for an outsider to follow than the US Presidential elections.This blog largely tries to steer clear […]

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I should have the right to vote out Trump

I am an Indian citizen. I have no right to vote in the US elections. That\’s fine – US citizens can make their own choices on who to govern them. But when the US starts passing laws that affect the world, expects global compliance and which  have global consequences, then […]

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The flying car

Did you see the news item about a flying car, revealed by Kitty Hawk, a Silicon Valley startup funded by Google\’s founder, Larry Page ? If you didn\’t , watch the video below I now petition Kitty Hawk that the best place in the world to launch it first would […]

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Corporate Fluff

Lucy Kellaway of the Financial Times is one of my favourite columnists. One of her specialities is to roast companies that spew out meaningless bullshit in their communications and press releases. She even hands out annual Golden Flannel Awards for the worst corporate gobbledygook.She\’s at her best today canning Mondelez (The Oreos to […]

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Fear of Flying

In the normal world of business, companies are supposed to treat their customers with kids gloves. And customers are supposed to be very partial to the brands that they buy. It\’s all supposed to be a love love relationship .Not so in the airline industry. Customers absolutely loath airlines. The […]

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Turn the world vegetarian

Humans love eating meat. Vegetarians and vegans (this blogger is a vegetarian) don\’t stand a chance. In quite a few countries in the world, you simply have to starve if you are a vegetarian.  In many others, your only ordering choice in a restaurant is likely to be an apology […]

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The pox on Ramamritham (for the nth time)

Regular readers of this blog know that this blogger rather likes railing against Ramamritham. Ever so often, there has to be a post yelling at this cursed individual. This time it is on the Department of telecom (DoT) which is a pesky nuisance that purports to regulate every aspect of  […]

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