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.
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…
ASSOCHAM threatens that Indian firms may lay off 25% of their workers in the next 10 days, according to Expressindia. This seems a bit excessive even by my apparently ghoulish attitude to the current recession/collapse. I’m not sure what this means or if it is simply posturing by Industry. A quarter of your workforce is a large number, especially if it is done across all industries.