Lecture on Labour Bondage in India by Professor Jan Breman

Apoorva S and Srilakshmi Nambiar Professor Jan Breman, an eminent Dutch Sociology Professor delivered a lecture on ‘Labour Bondage in India – the Sustained State of Denial’ at National Law School of India University on 12th August, 2017. He started the lecture by saying that there is a global crisis for mankind at large. Since…

Autological | Deepa K S

Deepa K S has been a student of the Masters of Public Policy programme at NLSIU, 2014-16 and is also one of the co-founders of Lokniti. In the capacity of an outgoing editor, she offers some perspective on the inception of the blog, along with its potential as a policy forum.   Autological is a borrowed title from one…

Ramblings from an Alumnus| Mounik Lahiri

Mounik Lahiri has been a student of the Masters of Public Policy programme at NLSIU, 2014-16 and is also one of the co-founders of Lokniti. In the capacity of an outgoing editor, he offers some perspective on the inception of the blog, along with its potential as a policy forum.   It just dawned on me a few…

Unlimited Growth on a Finite Planet

Vivek Raj Anand Background Aurelio Peccei, an Italian scholar and industrialist, looked at the contemporary national crisis of the 20th century as symptoms of a larger insidious global crisis. He founded the Club of Rome, a virtual think tank —consisting of scientists, educators, humanists, and businessmen who were concerned with global issues— in 1968. Peccei…