Book Review: 21 Lessons for the 21st Century

Author: Yuval Noah Harari Publisher: Spiegel & Grau, Jonathan Cape Harari has carved for himself a pop-Historian and Philosopher status with the successes of his books Sapiens and Homo Deus. While Sapiens was an attempt to make sense of humanity’s past, Deus explored what would become of humans in the distant future. With his new offering… Read More Book Review: 21 Lessons for the 21st Century

Book Review: The Anarchy- The Relentless Rise Of The East India Company

Another Dalrymple book right on time when the world is debating the dangers of unchecked corporations straddling nations, influencing public policies far and wide. The Anarchy is Dalrymple’s attempt at reminding the world about the perils of an unregulated joint-stock company that goes on to unleash humanity’s worst corporate plunder, deindustrialisation, and systematic subjugation of… Read More Book Review: The Anarchy- The Relentless Rise Of The East India Company

Daily Takes: The Spectre of Mob Lynching In India

The past few months have been troubling for those who follow the Indian socio-political situation closely. Mob lynching in the name of cow-protection has morphed into a Frankenstein’s monster. The state of Jharkhand in Eastern India is now turning out to be the epicenter of mob-justice & utter lawlessness. The ruling party including the incumbent… Read More Daily Takes: The Spectre of Mob Lynching In India