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Kaushik Basu
By Kaushik Basu - May 04,2021
ITHACA — As the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic outstrips the severity of the first, a clear global bifurcation is emerging.
By Kaushik Basu - Feb 21,2021
ITHACA  —  India’s three new farm laws, enacted in September 2020 with little public or parliamentary debate, have attracted enormous global interest.
By Kaushik Basu - Feb 06,2021
ITHACA  —  With 2021 still young, and hope in the air thanks to new COVID-19 vaccines and a new occupant of the White House, we can finally stop covering our eyes in horror and peer furtively into the future.
By Kaushik Basu - Jan 03,2021
ITHACA — The first step in establishing an authoritarian culture in a country is to train its citizens to misread statistics. This is actually not hard to do; the rest is smooth sailing.
By Kaushik Basu - Dec 31,2020
ITHACA – The first step in establishing an authoritarian culture in a country is to train its citizens to misread statistics. This is actually not hard to do; the rest is smooth sailing.
By Kaushik Basu - Dec 06,2020
ITHACA — Our recent experience with COVID-19 and the word “lockdown” once again illustrates the power of language to influence our lives and well-being.
By Kaushik Basu - Oct 28,2020
ITHACA — Within the space of the next month, as the autumn leaves here in the northeastern United States are swept away by the winds of approaching winter, the country will make a choice as consequential as any we have seen in recent history.
By Kaushik Basu - Aug 25,2020
ITHACA — Neither Joe Biden nor Kamala Harris was my first choice among the contenders for the Democratic presidential nomination in the United States.
By Kaushik Basu - Aug 09,2020
ITHACA — As the COVID-19 pandemic rages on, our understanding of it is improving.
By Kaushik Basu - Jun 23,2020
ITHACA — The COVID-19 pandemic has caused massive disruptions to markets, supply chains and world trade.

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