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- Development: Expansion Of Freedoms (Dawn, Editorial, Dawn, Nov 07, 2007)
THE conventional wisdom on development is premised on growth theories. According to traditional dogmas, the basic function of economic theory is to create such conditions that help the business elite to accumulate profits at the highest possible rates.
- Polls In Air, Upa Fast-Tracks Houses For Poor: Won’T Build, Will Give 5% Interest Subsidy (Indian Express, Amitav Ranjan, Nov 07, 2007)
With the spectre of an early election not ruled out yet, the UPA government is rushing through with a truncated housing scheme for the urban poor so that it gets rolling from January next year.
- Farce In Karnataka (Tribune, Editorial, The Tribune, Nov 06, 2007)
It is a miracle that former Prime Minister H.D. Deve Gowda and his ex-Chief Minister son Kumaraswamy don’t get indigestion despite eating their words so often.
- Pan-Indian Fiction (Hindu, P. Sundaresan, Nov 06, 2007)
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- Beyond Gdp And Progress (Deccan Herald, HAZEL HENDERSON, Nov 06, 2007)
The welfare of a nation can scarcely be inferred from a measurement of national income.
- “Dissolve Assembly, Hold Elections In Karnataka” (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
A galaxy of senior Congress leaders on Monday demanded that the Union Government and Governor Rameshwar Thakur dissolve the lower House in the State and hold elections to save the people from the “communal” Bharatiya Janata Party leaders in the . . . .
- Pioneering Champion Of The Downtrodden (Hindu, A N Sudarsan Rao , Nov 06, 2007)
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- Environment And The Poor (Hindu, Mihir Shah, Nov 06, 2007)
Samuel Bowles is co-author of the best textbook on economics (Understanding Capitalism) I have read in nearly 40 years as a student of the subject.
- Edits (Statesman, Editorial, Statesman, Nov 06, 2007)
There was something obscene about Pakistan Army soldiers entering the hallowed precincts of the country’s Supreme Court where they had no business to be, going to the Chief Justice and saying to him his services were no longer required.
- Food Riots In Bengal (Pioneer, Editorial, The Pioneer, Nov 06, 2007)
The news about food riots in West Bengal is getting alarming by the day. What began as a protest against hoarding by ration shop owners in Bankura and Birbhum districts before the festive season has spread to numerous other districts.
- Ally Dmk Does What Upa Couldn’T: Gets Kerala To Ok Highway Toll (Indian Express, ANUBHUTI VISHNOI, Nov 06, 2007)
The Left may have pushed the Congress to the wall over the Indo-US nuclear deal but it has been more than accommodating with other UPA constituents.
- Police Action Exposes Child Workers’ Plight (Dawn, Parul Gupta, Nov 06, 2007)
Mohammed Tauheer, a poor office helper, fought back tears as he was shown the door at a police station where his sons were being questioned after a rescue operation for child workers.
- Crackdown Highlights India’S Cycle Of Child Labour (Daily Times, Parul Gupta, Nov 06, 2007)
Most child workers come from the poor states, where many are bought from parents for as little as 1,000 rupees with the frequently false promise of monthly salary
- Toddler With Eight Limbs Branded 'Reincarnation Of Hindu (Singapore Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
A toddler born with eight limbs and believed by some to be the reincarnation of the multi-limbed Hindu goddess Vishnu, is set to undergo a 40-hour operation to remove half of her limbs.
- Climate Change And Fuel Shortages Begin To Bite (Hindu, John Vidal, Nov 05, 2007)
Soaring crop prices and demand for biofuels raise fears of political instability.
- Left With An Alternative (Asian Age, M.J. Akbar, Nov 05, 2007)
The Indian Left is much larger than its most visible face, the Communist Party of India (Marxist). It is split three ways, each currently pointing in three directions.
- Promising Approach (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
The key to enlightenment lies in the ability to realise the eternal truth that is all pervading, yet remains hidden to human perception.
- First Rebellion (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
The son of a wealthy landowner, Fidel Castro grew up in rural Cuba. In this extract from his autobiography, he talks about the cruelty of his schooldays.
- Clueless Congress (Asian Age, Seema Mustafa, Nov 05, 2007)
No soon do elections come around that the political parties start looking for the voters they had discarded for the previous five years.
- Rising Sensex (Tribune, Jayshree Sengupta, Nov 05, 2007)
There is much euphoria about Sensex touching the 20,000 mark within a short period.
- The Questions Remain Unanswered (Hindu, VAIJU NARAVANE, Nov 03, 2007)
Several days after the arrest of a few French and Spanish peopleand two Chadians on charges of kidnapping 103 childrenfrom Chad, the mystery remains unresolved.
- Ninety Years After Balfour (Dawn, Muhammad Ali Siddiqi, Nov 03, 2007)
NINETY years ago this month, a British diplomat wrote a letter that has since then been the single biggest cause of political instability, massacres and wars in the Middle East.
- A Doomed Operation? (Dawn, Editorial, Dawn, Nov 03, 2007)
REPORTS emanating from Swat suggest much worse than the authorities are willing to admit.
- Keeping The Word (Deccan Herald, L SUBRAMANI, Nov 03, 2007)
Many of us would feel good to have food in a swanky restaurant. And surely, the pleasure and excitement would be double, if you occupy the opposite chair to a singing star.
- The Ground Beneath Their Feet (Indian Express, Sonu Jain, Nov 03, 2007)
When the government announced a council headed by the prime minister to look at land reforms, was it just an attempt to pacify the sheer numbers who walked from Gwalior to Delhi? Or does the government actually think that there . . . . .
- Wb Loan To State Project (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 03, 2007)
The World Bank(WB) on Friday agreed to sanction a loan of $944 million to India for funding three socio-economic developmental projects including a community-based water management endeavour in Karnataka.
- A Writer's People (Singapore Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 03, 2007)
In 1970, the New Zealand artist Colin McCahon wrote to a friend: "I have the awful problem now of being a better person before I can paint better."
- Global Positioning (Hindustan Times, Editorial, HindustanTimes, Nov 03, 2007)
A recent issue of a news magazine proclaimed that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s volte face on the nuclear deal had destroyed his credibility.
- Reorienting Youth Policies (Dawn, Editorial, Dawn, Nov 03, 2007)
Recentily, President Pervez Musharraf expressed his resolve to extend greater support to youth affairs.
- In China, It's Fortescue That The Metal Fans Mob, As Bhp (Singapore Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 03, 2007)
CHINESE steel makers and officials are pinning their hopes on Andrew Forrest's Fortescue Metals Group to make up for Australia's relatively lethargic supply response to the Chinese iron ore boom.
- India Child Garment Workers Found (British Broadcasting Corporation, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 03, 2007)
About 70 child workers in India have been discovered working in a Delhi textile factory, officials say.
- Western Textile Importers Plan Boycott (Hindu, BATUK GATHANI, Nov 02, 2007)
Action likely against manufacturers violating child labour norms
Western clothing retailers are worried about their customers imposing voluntary boycott
Other Asian supply chains in Thailand, Sri Lanka, the Philippines are also under the scanner
- 4 New Irrigation Projects To Come Up (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 02, 2007)
The Haryana Government will spend Rs. 1,240 crore on four irrigation projects which will come up in the near future, Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda said on Thursday while laying the foundation stone for two projects in Dadupur . . . .
- Mayawati Aims For Delhi (Tribune, Editorial, The Tribune, Nov 02, 2007)
The metamorphosis of the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP), hitherto dubbed as the ‘anti- upper caste’ party, is complete.
- Skirting The Border (Hindustan Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 02, 2007)
The latest Communist Party of China Congress saw Hu Jintao emerge for his second five-year term as a stronger leader.
- Global Positioning (Hindustan Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 02, 2007)
A recent issue of a news magazine proclaimed that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s volte face on the nuclear deal had destroyed his credibility.
- Merkel Offers Help To Develop Indian Cities (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 02, 2007)
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday that fast-growing cities needed all the attention of national policy but to help cities “we must not stop developing the countryside.”
- Ansari Calls For Different Human Development Indicators (Hindu, P. Sunderarajan , Nov 02, 2007)
Vice-President Hamid Ansari on Thursday said that the country needed a database of human development indicators for different income groups.
- Business Of Giving (Tribune, Anurag, Nov 02, 2007)
We make a living by what we get but we make a life by what we give. A booming economy and a galloping sensex have made many join the billionaires’ club.
- What Did The Trick? (Telegraph, Malvika Singh, Nov 02, 2007)
One cannot help imagining a more weird scenario. Following Sonia Gandhi’s visit to China, Comrade Karat seems to have started to soften his position and his vitriolic attack against the prime minister of India and other friends! It . . . . .
- Staying Alive (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 02, 2007)
Nearly 8,000 aggrieved -- mostly married -- women have filed complaints since a law to protect them from domestic violence came into force in October, 2006.
- The Gulf: Having Them Over A Barrel (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 02, 2007)
If Britain wasn't so dependent on Saudi Arabia's oil it might have a more equitable platform from which to criticise its government.
- Do Not Boycott Politics, Kalam Advises Students (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 31, 2007)
The energy and good cheer were intact as A P J Abdul Kalam ignited more young minds on Tuesday. Addressing close to 6,000 students from around 120 schools at the inauguration of Renaissance 2007:
- Grim Reminder (Telegraph, Editorial, The Telegraph, Oct 31, 2007)
It must be a cynical creed that sanctions cold-blooded murder of innocent people. But that precisely has been the record of the “Maoist” rebellion in India.
- Coping With A Rapidly Urbanising World (Hindu, N. Gopal Raj , Oct 31, 2007)
When the United Nations Population Fund published its “State of the World Population” report earlier this year, it pointed out that the world would reach “an invisible but momentous milestone” in 2008 when, for the first time in history . . . .
- Has The End Of Civilisation Begun? (Hindu, George Monbiot, Oct 31, 2007)
A powerful novel’s vision of a dystopian future shines a cold light on the dreadful consequences of our universal apathy.
- State Power Vs Street Power (Dawn, A N Sudarsan Rao , Oct 31, 2007)
IN modern times, people’s power emerged most radically and effectively after the French Revolution in 1789 when a Parisian crowd demolished the Bastille in defiance of state oppression and ultimately ended the rule of the Bourbon dynasty by executing the
- Supreme Court Intervention: The Way Out (Deccan Herald, A N Sudarsan Rao , Oct 31, 2007)
The appropriate course would be for the President to seek the advice of the SC under Article 143(1).
- India Plays German Rhapsody (Statesman, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 31, 2007)
India today said that it attached great importance to its relationship with Germany and looked forward to enhance its cooperation with it on both economic and political spheres even as the two countries signed several agreements and MoUs in the . . . .
- Let The Rupee Go (Indian Express, Bibek Debroy, Oct 31, 2007)
Market capitalisation is not the best indicator. Nor may Reliance Petroleum equity have been counted properly.
- Fuel For The Hungry (Deccan Herald, D Ravi Kanth, Oct 31, 2007)
The rush into “biofuels” or “agrofuels” is being described as the green gold rush of the 21st century.
- Economic Consequences Of Talibanisation (Daily Times, Editorial, Daily Times, Oct 31, 2007)
During the 1990s Pakistan’s annual growth rate averaged about 3 percent.
- A New Economic Course (Dawn, Shahid Javed Burki, Oct 30, 2007)
THE political structure that is being built at this time in Pakistan, brick by reluctant brick, may set the stage for the reformulation of economic policy.
- Indian Police Block Landless Protest March (Daily Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 30, 2007)
Police prevented thousands of poor and landless farmers and tribals from marching towards the federal parliament building in the Indian capital Monday to demand land rights.
- Political Survival Vs Energy Imperatives (Hindustan Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 30, 2007)
Both in politics and in military strategy buying time by reaching a tactical agreement with the potential adversary is a standard procedure. India's governing United Progressive Alliance (UPA) move to assure the Left that the operationalisation . . . .
- Need For More Barefoot Doctors (Deccan Herald, Editorial, The Deccan Herald, Oct 30, 2007)
The public healthcare system in India is in a bad condition and it needs a face-lift.
- Sc Notices To Karunanidhi, Baalu On Contempt Petition (Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 30, 2007)
The Supreme Court on Monday issued notices to Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi, Union Transport Minister T R Baalu, Chief Secretary L K Tripathi, Tamil Nadu Transport Minister K N Nehru, Director General of Police P Rajendran . . . .
- The Children Tricked Into Industrial Slavery (Guardian (UK), Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 30, 2007)
In Old Patna station, Bihar, the express train to Delhi represents a chaotic hope of better times.
- Indian Police Find 14 Children Working In Sweatshop (International Herald Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 30, 2007)
With Gap Inc. under fire for selling clothes made by children in India, activists and police raided a sweatshop in New Delhi where 14 boys were embroidering women's garments Monday, illustrating the widespread problem of child labor in the South . . .
- Jd(s), Secularism's Worst Foe (Singapore Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 30, 2007)
The political situation in Karnataka has turned so utterly farcical that nothing short of a mid-term assembly poll can spell redemption now. H D Kumaraswamy’s decision to extend unconditional support to the BJP to form a government is clearly a . . . .
- Argentina’S First Lady Now President (Hindustan Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 30, 2007)
Argentine first lady Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner rode an economic boom and her husband's popularity to victory in a presidential election on Sunday to become the country's first elected woman leader.
- Smoke Sans Fire (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 30, 2007)
Indians are schizophrenic about celebrities. At one level, we worship them as demi-gods, we have an insatiable appetite for information about their private lives while products endorsed by them, be it high-end white goods or . . . . . .
- Is The Mfi Bill Missing Something? (The Economic Times, Editorial, Economic Times, Oct 30, 2007)
The microfinance bill, which is under consideration of the parliamentary standing committee on finance, needs to be amended in several important respects. One of these relates to savings.
- Ground To A Halt (Hindustan Times, Editorial, HindustanTimes, Oct 29, 2007)
Five decades after Bimal Roy in Do Bigha Zamin portrayed the plight of a farmer, who was forced to sell his land, there hasn’t been much progress in identifying illegal land holdings and ensuring its distribution among the landless rural poor.
- Unaware Of Gold (Telegraph, ASHOK MITRA , Oct 29, 2007)
Britannia has long ceased to rule the waves. No matter, thanks to the American century, English has retained its dominance on the global stage.
- Globalisation:new Challenges (Deccan Herald, MARIO SOARES, Oct 29, 2007)
Recent developments show, the world is now on the way to a multi-polar arrangement.
- 'Police Should Act As Protectors Of The Victims Of Trafficking' (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 29, 2007)
South Asia is a high-volume source, transit and destination region for trafficked persons, according to Gary Lewis, India Representative of the United Nations Office of Drug and Crime (UNODC).
- The ‘Resource-Curse’ Effect In Myanmar (Tribune, Editorial, The Tribune, Oct 29, 2007)
Last week, US President Bush announced new sanctions against Myanmar’s military government.
- Argentine First Lady Claims Victory (Hindustan Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 29, 2007)
Argentina's glamorous first lady, Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, claimed victory on Sunday in her bid to succeed her husband and become the first woman in her country's history to be elected president.
- Turning Food Crops Into Fuel Is A Crime (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 29, 2007)
A UN expert has called the growing practice of turning crops into biofuel "a crime against humanity" because it has created food shortages and sent food prices soaring, leaving millions of poor people hungry.
- It's Advantage Congress (Pioneer, Arun Nehru, Oct 29, 2007)
Coalition governance has been around for 20 years and while the last two Governments have mastered the art of survival, the issue of effective governance has been a serious casualty.
- Let Development Do The Job (The Economic Times, Editorial, Economic Times, Oct 29, 2007)
The Supreme Court’s criticism of the government decision to do away with the earlier two-child limit in extending maternity benefits to below poverty line (BPL) mothers is yet another display of the higher judiciary’s propensity to over-reach its . . . .
- Courtyard Drama (New Indian Express, Uma Mahadevan-Dasgupta, Oct 29, 2007)
In the 50 years since its publication, M.T. Vasudevan Nair’s first novel has seen 23 reprints and 14 translations, and sold half a million copies.
- Evolution & Impasse ~Ii (Statesman, Editorial, Statesman, Oct 29, 2007)
There was a time when Marxism promised to provide a major plank for an ideological and political assault on the bourgeois civilisation.
- A Flagging Political Spirit (Dawn, Editorial, Dawn, Oct 29, 2007)
APPEARANCES can be deceptive, and it is easy to misinterpret public enthusiasm for political leaders or parties, as witnessed during the PPP’s grand show of Oct 18 in Karachi, as a sign of political participation.
- Romancing The Dragon (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 29, 2007)
Those who see India's growing closeness to the US as an indication that New Delhi has mortgaged the independence of its foreign policy should feel reassured by Sonia Gandhi's visit to China, which followed close on the heels of . . . . .
- India Must Move Ahead On Nuclear Deal: Us (Daily Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 29, 2007)
Visiting US Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson urged India on Sunday to quickly implement a landmark civilian nuclear energy deal with the United States.
- Honouring Culture And Creativity (Dawn, Editorial, Dawn, Oct 29, 2007)
IN your presence, Pablo Neruda, and on the metallic chair that you have prepared to meet your visitors by the entrance of your house in Valparaiso (Chile); I recall what is stuck in my memory, of your personal life history and your poetic path.
- Muslim Problem Is About Justice (Indian Express, Tavleen Singh, Oct 29, 2007)
The day we realise that our Muslim problem is not about secularism and communalism but about justice we will come closer to dealing with it. But, as we saw from reactions to Tehelka’s sting operation, we are still a long way from understanding . . . .
- ‘In The Tulsidas Ramayan, Sita Is Not Ram’S Wife But His Sister. Only In The Valmiki Ramayan Is She His Wife’ (Indian Express, Editorial, Indian Express, Oct 29, 2007)
Do you think that, over the last 10-15 years, coalition politics has been the antidote to the poison of separatism?
- India’S Poorest March On Capital For Land Rights (Daily Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 29, 2007)
THOUSANDS of poor farmers, landless workers and indigenous people reached the Indian capital Sunday after a month-long protest march to highlight the plight of those marginalised by India’s economic boom.
- India’S Poor March For Land Rights (Dawn, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 29, 2007)
Thousands of poor farmers, landless workers and indigenous people reached the Indian capital Sunday after a month-long protest march to highlight the plight of those marginalised by India’s economic boom.
- Make The Govt Work (Times of India, Editorial, The Times of India, Oct 29, 2007)
After the elevation of Rahul Gandhi as general secretary of the Congress party, there has been considerable media speculation on when he may join or lead the government.
- Argentina's First Lady Wins Presidency: Exit Polls (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 29, 2007)
Several major exit polls suggested that first lady Cristina Fernandez won her husband's job Sunday by a large enough margin to avoid a runoff.
- Family Tales (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 29, 2007)
These stories reflect the lifestyle of a typical middle-class household in Kerala sixty years ago.
- No Moral Right (Deccan Herald, Editorial, The Deccan Herald, Oct 29, 2007)
The Janata Dal (S) leadership, by supporting the claim made by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday to form a government in the state, cannot claim credit for honouring the arrangement it had made with the BJP over 20 months ago.
- Food Security Concerns (Dawn, Editorial, Dawn, Oct 29, 2007)
“The power of population is so superior to the power of the earth to produce subsistence for man that premature death must in some shape or other visit the human race…levelling the population with the food of the world.”
- Argentine First Lady Seeks Presidency (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 29, 2007)
Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, the other half of the power couple credited with Argentina's rebound from an economic collapse, overshadowed 13 rivals as voting opened on Sunday in Argentina's presidential polls.
- Need For Self-Effort (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 27, 2007)
There is a saying that if a person attains Self-realisation generations of his lineage before and after him become blessed. It is logical to doubt how this can be possible as ignorance, which is the cause of bondage, afflicts every individual. . .
- Scotland Of The East! (Hindu, A N Sudarsan Rao , Oct 27, 2007)
Reminiscent of the Scottish highlands, it leaves you spellbound
- The Focus On Agriculture (Hindu, Editorial, The Hindu, Oct 27, 2007)
In its latest World Development Report (WDR), the World Bank has made out a strong case for making agriculture the centrepiece of development strategies being pursued by developing countries.
- Merkel For Closer Ties With Asia (Hindu, SANDEEP DIKSHIT, Oct 27, 2007)
German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday called upon the West to acknowledge “different structures” for resolving conflicts and be “open-minded” about religions from Asia. Calling on the West to be “more than willing to learn from . . . .
- ‘Whether You Are Democrat Or Dictator, On The Left Or Right, Exclusion Will Sooner Or Later Destabilise You’ (Indian Express, Editorial, Indian Express, Oct 27, 2007)
When in the year 2000, Hernando de Soto came up with his magnum opus The Mystery of Capital: Why Capitalism Triumphs in the West and Fails Everywhere Else, it was a fundamental shift in thinking about an economic system that has had as many . . . .
- Ethiopia Manages Hunger Better (New Indian Express, K N Arun, Oct 27, 2007)
Neither the hullabaloo created over NDA's 'India Shining' campaign nor the claims by the UPA government about reaching out to the Aam admi seem to reflect the eradication of malnutrition and rural poverty in the country, according to separate . . . .
- Nayachar Benefits All Cock-And-Bull: Rsp (Statesman, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 27, 2007)
Left Front partner RSP has found holes in the state government's arguments in favour of setting up a chemical hub for rapid industrialisation in the state.
- Sudden Impact (Indian Express, A N Sudarsan Rao , Oct 26, 2007)
The day is still etched in memory. The year was 1998. As an enthusiastic fresher to college, I had stayed back to attend the last class in economics, curbing my hunger for another hour.
- Civic Body Gets Rs.1 Crore For Maternity Scheme (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 26, 2007)
The Corporation has been allotted Rs. one crore for distribution as cash assistance to beneficiaries under the Dr. Muthulakshmi Reddy Maternity Assistance Scheme.
- Plan To Push Computer Use (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 26, 2007)
The U.S. public and private sectors have joined to promote the use of computer technology in development around the world, especially in economic growth, governance, education and youth employment.
- Ulfa Shifting Cadres To Myanmar Base: Army (Tribune, Bijay Sankar Bora, Oct 26, 2007)
Finding itself in the line of fire of the Army that has mounted tremendous pressure, the banned United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) has shifted some camps deep inside Myanmar from thickly forested area of Arunachal Pradesh bordering. . .
- Tinsel And The Tapori (Telegraph, A N Sudarsan Rao , Oct 26, 2007)
The 19th-century French poet, Charles Baudelaire, popularized the modernist trope of the city as a labyrinthine space of mystery, a cosmopolitan inferno, with the figure of the flâneur or dandy — at once an observer and an explorer — lost in. . .
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