Governance

Central planning

Lockdown’s Lesson on Central Planning – It Doesn’t Work!

For all it's good and bad, this lockdown has hopefully taught a lot of valuable lessons, some of which are simple, particularly...

Latest SO Musings

Courtesy: CounterFire

SO Musings: De-Stalinisation Versus Communism

Nikita Khrushchev’s denouncement of Stalin and his criminal rule at the 20th Congress of the Communist Party in 1956 remains an important...
Courtesy: The Dawn

So Musings: The Perils of State Support

Public intellectuals and institutions like think-tanks essentially dabble in ideas, both to explain the world and help change it. The mechanism of...

Political Economy

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Why Ruling Party Loves Banning Auto-Ads?

Look at the ad below. Do you think it could be illegal to display this ad on an autorickshaw? In Delhi, the...

SO Explains

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Story of Delhi’s illegal butter chicken

Read our report of the (un)ease of doing business in Delhi in our latest publication- Doing Business in Delhi: A Study of...
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Swatantra Party