Is Millennial/Gen Zer angst with the status quo driving protests such as the anti-Hijab uprising in Iran and The Great Resignation in the United States? If so, what is that is making the Millennial/Gen Z age cohorts so angst-ridden? Is it due to the Pandemic upending their careers and otherwise taking a toll on their … Continue reading Is Millennial/Gen Zer “Angst” Driving The Anti-Hijab Protests In Iran And The Great Resignation In The United States?
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?
Ever since the United States unilaterally pulled out of the Gold Standard, thereby "delinking" the creation of money underpinned by a physical asset, the ensuing neoliberal economic model of ordering societies has held sway over not only the West but also in large swathes of the developing world. While the merits and demerits of whether … Continue reading The Great Unraveling! How Five Decades Of Economic And Financial “Excesses” Have Reached A Tipping Point And Threaten Our Collective Future
Pandemic Lessons As the saying goes, time is the greatest healer. With the pandemic receding from the public consciousness, it is easy to forget the trauma, the suffering, the incalculable loss of lives, and equally calculable disruptions to livelihoods caused. Indeed, more so when nations worldwide have almost accepted the Coronavirus much like the common … Continue reading Lest We Forget! 5 Pandemic Lessons We Learnt About Work, Life, And The World We Live In!
How did we come to this? Let me tell you a story! Once upon a time, in the early 1990s, when the Berlin wall came down, and the erstwhile Soviet Union had imploded, the Global Elite (read White Western) decided that "history had ended" and it was now time for a Utopian New World Order, … Continue reading Chaos Point! How The Global Elite’s Utopian New World Order Degenerated Into Global Disorder
There is much that is strange and weird about the times we live in now. Right from the post-pandemic "blues" where corporate professionals are "rebelling" against back-to-office mandates to the very bewildering The Great Resignation, or the trend of Millions of Americans (especially the Millennials) quitting their jobs without a clue on what they would … Continue reading The Atlantic Magazine Calls This “The Everything Is Weird” Economy! Do You Feel The Same Weirdness Around?
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
India is poised to overtake China to become the most populous nation in the world. This means more youth need education, jobs, and livelihoods supported by world-class infrastructures such as schools, colleges, universities, and physical infrastructures such as civic amenities and healthcare services. While most of these facilities take time to build and maintain, … Continue reading 5 Policy Suggestions For The Modi Sarkar To Address India’s Jobs Crisis As It Overtakes China As The Most Populous Nation
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
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 !!!