2023! The Year It All Goes Kaput!

Mark my words, 2023 will be the year when it all goes down, or as they say in German, Kaput, meaning broken or no longer effective. Kaput can also mean "finished" or "the end"! I chose a German word for my #2023predictions as, like during the two world wars, Germany would be "pivotal" to the … Continue reading 2023! The Year It All Goes Kaput!

Betting Big On Technology, India At 75 Aims To “Leapfrog” Into The Digital Age!

India@75

Betting big on technology, India is attempting to "leapfrog" into the Digital Age, bypassing the need for an Industrial/Manufacturing "Renaissance." For a nation that prides itself on its technological prowess, this "ambitious" task seems within reach. However, doubts persist about the "reach" of technology, given the problems of "scale and speed" that a vast, diverse, … Continue reading Betting Big On Technology, India At 75 Aims To “Leapfrog” Into The Digital Age!

Welcome To The Age of False Dawns! Where Utopia Is Promised And Dystopia Is Delivered!

Global Economy

Haven't we seen this before? Charismatic leaders emerge with promises of "good days" that all of us fall for, only to see the Utopian "dreams" turn to dust as the "realities" of human nature and the daily "grind" set in. It doesn't matter much if the outcome was only "realpolitik" driven policies, as the status … Continue reading Welcome To The Age of False Dawns! Where Utopia Is Promised And Dystopia Is Delivered!

India@75: A Reality Check! Decoding The Bullishness Around The Indian Economy!

India@75

Has the Indian Economy "turned the corner" with regards to the post-pandemic "recovery" gathering steam and most economic indicators in the "green"? Or is it just the "spin" around the growth prospects making us believe that "all is well" with the Indian Economy? If the former is true, why is the tag of the world's … Continue reading India@75: A Reality Check! Decoding The Bullishness Around The Indian Economy!

Dr Doom, Nouriel Roubini, Warns Of A “Long and Painful” Recession in 2023. He Got It Right In 2008! Here’s Why He Is Spot On Now As Well!

Recession

Dubbed Dr Doom for his "doom and gloom" predictions about the global economy, the market expert and noted economist, Nouriel Roubini, has warned about a "long and painful" recession, with stocks falling by nearly 40% and the "pain" being felt by everyone, including debt-laden corporations and households. For those who are old enough to remember, … Continue reading Dr Doom, Nouriel Roubini, Warns Of A “Long and Painful” Recession in 2023. He Got It Right In 2008! Here’s Why He Is Spot On Now As Well!

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?