Interesting readings on the Indian budget

Editorial in the Indian Express. Consolidation without pain! What am I missing? by Jahangir Aziz in the Business Standard. An anti-inflation budget by T. N. Ninan in the Business Standard. Sweet smell of radicalism by Surjit Bhalla in the Indian Express. . . . → Read More: Interesting Readings on the Indian budget

If Obama’s Not Serious About Freezing or Cutting “Defense” Spending …

… then he’s not serious about freezing or cutting spending.

Glenn Greenwald elaborates on just how friggin’ big and bloated the US “defense” budget is over at Salon. My shorter version:

The US spends almost as much as the rest of the world combined on “defense.” It spends six times as much as the . . . → Read More: If Obama’s Not Serious About Freezing or Cutting “Defense” Spending …