How ‘Sons of Soil’ Laws Hamper Economic Development
States have resorted to anti-migrant legislation to paper over failures to create adequate and quality jobs. These policies neither work nor aid development.
Evolution of Demographic Thought and Concern for Human Well-being
Demography has been detached from political theory and political economy, and population is now considered a part of the problem. A new chapter emphasising the economic value of a population is…
Learning to Listen
The Indian state’s lack of empathy for the weakest could be seen so clearly in the hardships it imposed on the poor during the Covid-19 lockdown. This can be fixed only by listening to people's…