Articles by: Amartya Sen

Overcoming a pandemic is not like fighting a war: Amartya Sen

Overcoming a pandemic is not like fighting a war: Amartya Sen

  Tackling a social calamity is not like fighting a war which works best when a leader can use top-down power to order everyone to do what the leader wants — with no need for consultation. In contrast, what is needed for dealing with a social calamity is participatory governance and alert public discussion. We have reason to take pride[Read More…]

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