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March 1, 2008
Financial rout and future options
December 12, 2008

Rebel Cricketers

The Daily Star carried the story on “Rebellion in Tiger camp” in its front page on 15 September 2008. It reminded us of the traditional fear of facing new challenges (and opportunities) from outside – and the first reaction was no different from the tradition – one that in subtle words flags ‘patriotism’ but effectively protects the status quo, and despises (rather envies) the new movers to avail market opportunities as ‘opportunists’! Unfortunately, such juxtaposition is all too common in our intellectual and media culture! Absolutely, there is no attempt to understand and explain what is going on! The sports reporter owes some obligation to the readers; and I raise some questions to him.

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