Stories By ' Atul K Thakur'
It’s wrong to believe that ‘empires’ like Rome or America expanded in order to achieve security. Even though America is not a New Rome, there is a striking similarity between the two,
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George Orwell, the master interpreter of ironies, rightly said, “Happiness can exist only in acceptance.”
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The recently held elections in Nepal have shown that the ‘left unit’ is more than an idea, it can actually be implemented.
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Given the ongoing political turmoil in Pakistan, it is a daunting task to come to terms with the reality of the situation by finding the right expressions.
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We are said to be in a post-truth era, and so it is understandable that the donor community is eager for Nepal to stay under the watch of the Commission for the Investigation of the Abuse of Authority (CIAA).
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French economist Thomas Piketty warns us that inequality in the 21st century can be worse than it was in the 19th century. If it was better in the 20th century, it was due to the world wars and proactive government intervention following the Great Depression.
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