Friday, December 14, 2012

ప్రజాస్వామ్య వ్యవస్థలో పార్లమెంటే అత్యుత్తమం

Courtesy: Eenadu

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  1. "What’s certain is that the world is changing faster than at any time in human history and that most of us are still reluctant to step outside today’s frameworks. Keynes saw the problem long before anyone talked about a digital age. “The idea of the future being different from the present”, he wrote, “is so repugnant to our conventional modes of thought and behaviour that we, most of us, offer a great resistance to acting on it in practice.”

    This week the National Intelligence Council, the agency that sits atop the US intelligence community, published its quadrennial report on what the world might look like 20 years hence. Launched at a conference hosted by the Washington-based Atlantic Council, “Global Trends 2030: Alternative Worlds” is a must read – a treasure trove of well-chosen facts, prescient analysis and strategic insights.

    The NIC identifies a striking trend of power shift – from the state to the individual. The report calls this individual empowerment a “megatrend”, a development that will change fundamentally the way societies are organised.

    In rising states, growing prosperity and costless communications technology are emancipating hundreds of millions of people who have hitherto been locked out of politics. Women almost everywhere are securing greater access to education and the beginnings of a voice in politics."

    ... The above words from a recent article in FT by Philip Stephens indicate that only Lok Satta party ideology, policies and political culture are on the right side of history today.