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Anticipating the Unintended #74: (Internet+Politics) & India’s Transition To An Industrial Society

This newsletter is really a weekly public policy thought-letter. While excellent newsletters on specific themes within public policy already exist, this thought-letter is about frameworks, mental models, and key ideas that will hopefully help you think about any public policy problem...

Supreme Court can’t care for Shaheen Bagh children more than the parents

Unless in the most exceptional cases, children’s involvement in politics is supported, encouraged, managed or instigated by the adults in their family. There is a long history of children waving flags, dressing up as political leaders, holding ideological banners or...

Book Review: A Nuclear Winter’s Tale

By Pranav V Title: A Nuclear Winter’s Tale – Science and Politics in the 1980s Author: Lawrence Badash Publisher: MIT Press (2009) The contention between scientific conjecturing, and its radical impact on a politically pre-moulded public opinion, stretches to the scientific...

Takshashila Successfully Concludes the First Batch of the Post-Graduate Programme in Public Policy

On 17 December 2017, the Takshashila Institution successfully concluded the first batch of the Post-Graduate Programme in Public Policy (PGP). The course concluded with the students presenting a defence of their dissertations over a period of two days. The subjects...