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Sanjeev Sabhlok

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Why the precautionary principle is bad policy

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Sanjeev Sabhlok We have evolved as a species to be curious about scary things. Newspapers love to publish scary reports, which are like click-bait: they catch our attention. Health scares fascinate us the most. Environmental scares grab our interest, as well. ... More »

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Competitive neutrality in education

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Sanjeev Sabhlok Our party’s guiding economic principle is that the government must govern, not undertake business. This is consistent with the tenets of governance long understood in India: “Jahan ka raja ho vyapari vahan ki praja ho bhikhari” – citizens are m... More »

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A tax to eliminate India’s plastic litter

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Sanjeev Sabhlok In previous articles I have provided economics-based solutions to some of India’s most intractable problems, such as water, traffic congestion and school education. In this I outline our party’s policy on plastic litter. And no, our solution do... More »

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The warming effects of CO2 are benign

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Sanjeev Sabhlok It has been suggested that my support for GM technology will be compromised if I accept the “consensus” in the case of biotechnology but not in the case of climate science. I was persuaded about the safety of GM crops by some simple facts. GM s... More »