Sunday, October 4, 2009

India Is A Functioning Anarchy-Part4

NEW DELHI, India -- The distinguished economist John Kenneth Galbraith, who served here as American ambassador, once described the country as "functioning anarchy".

It's the rich and the burgeoning middle class who complain about that anarchy, who work themselves into a lather about delayed flights, dead telephones, airconditioners that don't cool because there's no electricity, and dry taps.

But recently India scored two remarkable administrative triumphs which show that it's the poor, not the prosperous who are willing to do something about the

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