1. The deepening global financial crisis establishes the emptines pf globalisation and proves all the votaries(World Bank, IMF, etc.) of a golden tomorrow deadly wrong.
2. Globalisation did not give any benefits to the poor 65% of India's population and neither has the global financial crisis in any way touched them. Poor remain poor either way,
3. Whe will we wake up to the reality of the Gandhian path of self-reliance where we produce what we need and we consume only what we produce? "Santosham param sukham:.
4. Real growth can only take place from down to up and never from up to down due to the basic selfish nature of man. We in upper bracket cannot part with our wealth to benefit the downward class. After all, nature teaches us that water is filled in a glass only from bottom upwards and not from up to down.
Prem P. Verma
Jharkhand Alternative Development Forum
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