Jhunjhunwala: I don't think so. In every US election, I have heard they are going to ban outsourcing to Indian companies, but nothing has happened in the last 15-20 years. In the Cold War there was no economic interaction between Russia and America. Today the economic interaction within the world is so great that it will really take a lot for that interaction to be broken on a sustained basis. It could be lesser than what it is, but I don't think it is going to be majorly affected. … [Read more...] about Rakesh Jhunjhunwala says biggest opportunities are in the most un-favoured stocks
In January this year, the Sarbananda Sonowal government had set a target of giving 1 lakh land deeds to the state’s landless people in a bid to quell fears that CAA would encourage entry of Bangladeshi Hindu migrants, thereby threatening the land, language and culture of indigenous people of Assam. The chief minister also claimed that his government had already distributed 50,000 land deeds among “sons of the soil” since it came to power. … [Read more...] about Assam land ordinance could land BJP govt in trouble
Then there are the states that are opening back up without having complied with public health guidelines. Then there are politicians and protesters who are constantly denying expert opinion about how reopening too soon could cause a second wave of the coronavirus that’ll be worse than the first. Then there are people resorting to violence over being told to wear a mask. It’s all incredibly bleak. … [Read more...] about These hilarious memes reveal our anxiety about reopening the economy
In one survey asking respondents on Amazon’s Mechanical Turk to look at the ethics of the Facebook study compared to other university studies, only 23% of those who hadn’t already been made aware of the news said Facebook shouldn’t have been allowed to proceed. In a separate group that was asked how they felt about certain conditions of the Facebook experiment, 24% said the experiment should be given the axe. A much larger percentage (47% and 46%, respectively) of respondents who had already heard of the study agreed that the experiment should have been shut down. … [Read more...] about Why Did We Care About the Facebook Contagion Study? Or Did We Even Care At All?
And yet millennial voters show remarkably strong policy positions when it comes to environmental issues. According to another opinion poll from Greenberg Quinlan Rosner in February, 85% of a representative sample of millennials said they supported President Obama’s plan to have the EPA put limits on how much carbon dioxide power plants can spew into the atmosphere. (Power plants don’t currently have any such limitations.) … [Read more...] about This Website Tells Millennials Who To Vote For (If They Want Clean Power)