Freedom At High Noon – The great leap created wealth for some. Public policy must spread it evenly.

Jan 09, 2011
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INDIA’S shift towards a market economy was like a volcanic eruption, the lava of which is still spreading through society. Its impact, along with globalisation, has greatly benefited many people, but especially those who already had significant advantages created for them by the erstwhile^ more socialist regime The urbanising middle class of the 1960s and 1970s had schools, hospitals, roads, energy services, even cultural institutions—all created by the state, or under its aegis.

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