India and China are reporting births skew heavily to males. This may mean that these cultures will become more violent as they grow up with fewer mating options. It’s a big deal.
China is neat and tidy for business, which is why Tiananmen Square is still relevant. India, the world’s biggest democracy, is messy and “problematical” for business. Guess who’s going to win.
Wilfred Brown (along with Elliott Jaques, to a lesser extent) understood what Lord Acton understood about power. They created a constitutional system of rights at Glacier Metal. Here’s why it’s important.
With all my thinking about democracy and its underpinnings, it totally slipped my mind that the 60th Republic Day was approaching. It is worth celebrating any democracy’s robust survival. This Republic Day is especially important, following as it does terrorist attacks of last November.
India, like its friend the United States, has many problems. Fortunately, many of the worst problems hav…
You can’t see it until you see it. And once you see it, you can’t not see it!
Last fall, Dr. Warren Kinston wrote a note on Democracy at the request of some of the dissident leaders in Thailand, where he has a home and spends about a quarter of his year. This is a rough draft, but he has allowed me to post it here for our benefit: Democracy and its Difficulties by Warren Kinston…