What’s With The Millennials? Quiet Quitting, The Great Resignation, And Now, Moonlighting! Slackers Or Pioneers Of A New Era Of Work And Life?

Millennials

What's the matter with Millennials? First, they quit their jobs en masse, in what was dubbed The Great Resignation. Next, they refused to work over and beyond their basic expectations in what is now being termed as Quiet Quitting, or the practice of taking it easy at work. Moreover, Millennials are also at the forefront … Continue reading What’s With The Millennials? Quiet Quitting, The Great Resignation, And Now, Moonlighting! Slackers Or Pioneers Of A New Era Of Work And Life?

India@75: An Aspiring Powerhouse Or A Middling Power, Plodding And Muddling Along?

India@75

Is India@75 an aspiring economic powerhouse or a middling power "plodding along" and "muddling through" a steady stream of crises, unable to reach its potential? Well, one would undoubtedly believe the former if one were to go by the media spin and the propaganda unleashed almost hourly and amplified by the many "cheerleaders" in all … Continue reading India@75: An Aspiring Powerhouse Or A Middling Power, Plodding And Muddling Along?

A $5 Trillion Economy? India@75 Can Unlock Hidden Wealth In Its’​ Physical, Human, And Social Capital

$5 Trillion Economy

A $5 Trillion Economy? Pipe dream or possible? As India celebrates its 75th year of Independence, the air is full of optimism and hype over its future. Among the many "goals" set forth, the most mentioned target is that of the Indian Economy to become a $5 Trillion Economy. While India@75 can boast of many … Continue reading A $5 Trillion Economy? India@75 Can Unlock Hidden Wealth In Its’​ Physical, Human, And Social Capital

A Recession By Any Other Name Is Still A Recession! Here’s Why The Global Economy Is Entering A Downturn

Recession

Is the US Economy in a recession? Depends on whom you talk to. While there have been two-quarters of contraction in economic activity, the Biden Admin is loath to call it a recession, fearing it might hurt the Democrats in the looming Midterms in November. On the other hand, in a "surprise" of sorts, the … Continue reading A Recession By Any Other Name Is Still A Recession! Here’s Why The Global Economy Is Entering A Downturn

As The Smokestack Era Ends, And The Digital Age Beckons, Welcome To The Brave New World Of Work!!

work

Welcome to the Brave New World of Work! Where the likes of Elon Musk "order" staff back to the office, leaving them with little choice, and where Millennials quit their jobs en masse, in what has been dubbed as The Great Resignation, a trend that leaves business honchos alarmed and employers worried. On the one … Continue reading As The Smokestack Era Ends, And The Digital Age Beckons, Welcome To The Brave New World Of Work!!

Big Tech’s Recent Travails Remind Me Of The Dotcom Crash! Long Overdue, Yet, Value Creating In The Longer Term

Big Tech

Is Big Tech's "dream run" over? If recent developments are anything to go by, it looks like Big Tech is getting its comeuppance, and deservedly so. Sample this! Mark Zuckerberg of Meta (the parent company of Facebook) has "almost" given up on WhatsApp as there is not much "juice" left in it from a revenue … Continue reading Big Tech’s Recent Travails Remind Me Of The Dotcom Crash! Long Overdue, Yet, Value Creating In The Longer Term

Only The Top 1% Win In The Present Race To The Bottom Global Economy

Race to the Bottom

Are we in a "race to the bottom" world?? Is the Global Economy structured so that only the Top 1% succeed and the rest are expected to be their serfs? Is the pandemic the first of the many crises in the coming years where the "useless eaters," i.e. the vast majority and the "teeming millions" … Continue reading Only The Top 1% Win In The Present Race To The Bottom Global Economy

Why I Believe That The Coming Downturn Is A Bottomless Recession

Recession

Are we on the cusp of a "bottomless" recession? As everyone and their dog predict a downturn in the coming months, it is useful to consider how we got here, why we got here, and what the way forward is. To start with, we are now witnessing an "unwinding" of decades of "easy money" brought … Continue reading Why I Believe That The Coming Downturn Is A Bottomless Recession

No Matter The Spin, Dark Clouds Are Looming Over The Indian Economy In What Can Be A Monsoon Of Storms

Darkened Economic Climate

A cursory look at the GDP (Gross Domestic Product) figures for 2021-'22 reveals much more than they hide. For instance, the Indian Economy was supposed to have grown at a blistering pace where the reading for the last Financial Year came in at more than 8%. This led credence to the oft-repeated phrase that India … Continue reading No Matter The Spin, Dark Clouds Are Looming Over The Indian Economy In What Can Be A Monsoon Of Storms

Elon Musk Has A “Super Bad Feeling About The Economy”!! Maybe, That Is Why Musk And The Ultra Rich Want To “Escape” To The Moon !!!

Elon Musk

Elon Musk, the tech overlord and master shenanigans artist, has a "super bad feeling" about the economy. Musk, who can "make or break" the markets with a single tweet, is not done "playing around" with Twitter, after "forcing" Jack Dorsey to "give in". More so, even when he "orders" Tesla's staff back to the office, … Continue reading Elon Musk Has A “Super Bad Feeling About The Economy”!! Maybe, That Is Why Musk And The Ultra Rich Want To “Escape” To The Moon !!!