Capitalism, PROUT and Deficiencies of Democracy: Notes

1. Kahn, Joseph, “Where’s Mao? Chinese Revise History Books,” The New York Times, September 1, 2006.
2. Cox, Michael W. and Alm, Richard, Myths of Rich and Poor: Why We’re Better Off Than We Think, Basic Books, New York, p. 128.
3. Ibid., p. 129.
4. Chua, Amy, World on Fire, Doubleday, New York, 2003, p. 193.
5. “TV reporter becomes 67th journalist killed in Iraq war,” USA Today/AP, August 31, 2005.
6. Sullivan, Kevin and Pincus, Walter, “Paper says Bush talked of Bombing Arab TV network,” The Washington Post, November 23, 2005.
7. “Web site details Cheney’s hotel comforts: 68 degrees, Diet Sprite,” CNN.com, March 23, 2006.
8. Appleson, Gail, “Poll Shows U.S. Distrust of Politicians ‘Epidemic’,” Reuters, September 29, 2004.
9. Ron Suskind, The Price of Loyalty, Simon & Schuster, New York, 2004, p. 126, pp. 148-149, p. 169.
10. Andrews, Edmund L. and Sanger, David E., “Fed’s Ex-Chief Attacks Bush on Fiscal Role”, The New York Times, September 15, 2007.
11. Gallbraith, Peter W., The End of Iraq: How American Incompetence Created a War Without End, Simon & Schuster, New York, 2006.
12. Allen, Mike, “Bush’s isolation from reporters could be hindrance,” The Washington Post, October 8, 2004.
13. Lardner, George, Jr. and Romano, Lois, “Bush Name Helps Fuel Oil Dealings,” The Washington Post, July 30, 1999.
14. Ibid.; Begala, Paul, It’s Still The Economy, Stupid, Simon & Schuster, New York, 2002, pp. 117-120.
15. Lardner, George, Jr. and Romano, Lois, op. cit.; Begala, Paul, op. cit.
16. Woodward, Bob, State of Denial, Simon & Schuster, New York, 2006, p. 106.
17. Ibid., p. 430.
18. Taranto, James, “What Makes a President Great?” The Wall Street Journal, June 10, 2004.
19. Ibid.
20. Kissinger, Henry, Diplomacy, A Touchstone Book, New York, 1994, p. 794-5.
21. Reagan, Ronald, An American Life, Simon & Schuster, New York, 1990, p. 550.
22. Canon, Lou, President Reagan: The Role of a Lifetime, Simon & Schuster, New York, 1990, p. 289.
23. Kissinger, Henry, op. cit., p. 783.
24. Wilson, Jamie, “Iraq war could cost US over $2 trillion, says Nobel prize-winning economist,” The Guardian (UK), January 7, 2006.
25. Chandrasekaran, Rajiv, “Ties to GOP Trumped Know-How Among Staff Sent to Rebuild Iraq,” The Washington Post, September 17, 2006.
26. Sherman, Mark, “Democrats Seek to Change Medicare Law”, WashingtonPost.com/AP, January 31, 2004.
27. Labaton, Stephen, “OSHA Leaves Worker Safety in Hands of Industry,” The New York Times, April 25, 2007.
28. Revkin, Andrew C., “Top Level Editing on Climate Issues,” The New York Times, June 8, 2005.
29. Ibid.
30. Baker, Peter and Glasser, Susan B., “The Rollback of Democracy in Vladimir Putin’s Russia,” The Washington Post, June 7, 2005.
31. Sachs, Jeffrey D., The End Of Poverty, The Penguin Press, New York, 2005, pp. 143-144.
32. Murphy, Kim, “Moscow’s Gilded Ghetto,” Los Angeles Times, April 22, 2005.
33. “A murder every 2 hours, it’s Bihar,” The Times of India Online, April 15, 2005.
34. “Cashing In For Profit?” 60 Minutes II, cbsnews.com, January 5, 2005.
35. Padmanabhan, R., “A deal questioned,” Frontline, Vol. 15, No. 5, March 7-20, 1998.
36. “SC upholds award of oilfields contract,” The Hindu (India), October 20, 2000.
37. “Medha puts onus of oil pool deficit on ONGC,” Express News Service (India), June 4, 1997.
38. “SC upholds award of oilfields contract,” op. cit.
39. “Mukesh Ambani become first person with Rs. 2 trillion net worth,” The Hindu (India), September 25, 2007.
40. Weisman, Jonathan, “Closed-Door Deal Makes $22 Billion Difference,” The Washington Post, January 24, 2006.
41. Sarkar, P.R., Prout In A Nutshell, Parts 1-3, AMPS, Calcutta, India, 1987, pp. 54-55.
42. Johnston, David Cay, “Richest Are Leaving Even the Rich Far Behind,” The New York Times, June 5, 2005.
43. Ibid.
44. Krugman, Paul, “Losing the America we once knew,” International Herald Tribune, June 11, 2005.
45. Ibid.
46. Arnoldy, Ben, “Australia at the crossroads of globalization,” The Christian Science Monitor, March 7, 2006.
47. Murphy, Kim, op. cit
48. “Mexican ‘world’s richest person’,” BBC News Online, July 4, 2007.
49. Brown, David, “Richest tenth own 85% of world’s assets,” The Times, December 6, 2006.
50. Vrana, Debora, “Rising Premiums Threaten Job-Based Health Coverage,” Los Angeles Times, September 15, 2005.
51. Freudenheim, Milt, “Cost of Health Insurance Rises Again, but at a Slightly Slower Rate,” The New York Times, September 12, 2007.
52. Porter, Eduardo and Walsh, Mary Williams, “Benefits go the Way of Pensions,” The New York Times, February 9, 2006.
53. Rackl, Lori, “Illness triggers half of bankruptcy,” Chicago Sun-Times, February 2, 2005.
54. “U.S. life expectancy lags behind 41 nations,” USA Today, August 11, 2007.
55. Cookson, Clive, “England Beats US in Health Stakes,” Financial Times, May 2, 2006.
56. Chazan, Guy, “Fueled by Oil Money, Russian Economy Soars,” The Wall Street Journal, March 13, 2007.
57. Griffiths, Daniel, “Call for hospital police in China,” BBC News, May 11, 2007.
58. Sachs, Jeffrey D., op. cit., pp. 20-21.
59. The New Encyclopaedia Britannica, Chicago, Vol. 7, 15th Ed., 1991, p. 673.
60. Sarkar, P.R., op. cit., p. 48.
61. Sarkar, P.R., The Liberation of Intellect—Neo-Humanism, AMPS, Calcutta, India, 4th Ed., 1999, pp. 6-7.
62. Galbraith, John K., Economics and the Publics Purpose, The New American Library, New York, 1973, referenced in Dada Maheshvarananda, After Capitalism, Proutist Universal, Copenhagen, Denmark, 2003, p. 75.
63. “CEOs and the rest of us,” The Boston Globe, March 11, 2007.
64. Mishel, Lawrence, “CEO-to-worker pay imbalance grows,” Economic Policy Institute, June 21, 2006.
65. Sarkar, P.R., Prout In A Nutshell, Part 13, AMPS, Calcutta, India, 1988, p. 20.
66. Sarkar, P.R., Prout In A Nutshell, Part 4, AMPS, Calcutta, India, 1987, p. 14.
67. Hanley, Chales J., “Half of U.S. Still Believes Iraq Had WMD,” Associated Press, August 6, 2006.
68. Ravi,The Political System of Prout, Proutist Universal, Calcutta, India.
69. Ibid.
70. Sarkar, P.R., ibid., p. 5.
71. Ibid.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *