Category: Modern

Modern monetary theory- a resurrection of a failed idea

Desperate times call for desperate measures. Policymakers in the developed world have been left gasping amidst the ruins of slow economic growth, high youth unemployment and rising income inequality. Such conditions are usually the perfect breeding ground for heterodox economic ideas. The contemporary avatar of such an idea is the sensational modern monetary theory (MMT).

City with a female face: how modern Vienna was shaped by women

Aspern Seestadt has an explicitly family-oriented design, with a specific emphasis on taking women’s needs into account in its planning. Photograph: Daniel Hawelka for Seestadt At 240 hectares, the neighbourhood of Aspern, Vienna, is one of the largest urban developments in Europe. By the time it is complete in 2028, it is due to be

Tate Modern wins privacy case brought by owners of £4m flats

Flat owners had objected to being waved at and photographed from Tate Modern’s rooftop terrace. Photograph: Victoria Jones/PA Wire One of Tate Modern’s most popular areas, a top-floor terrace that offers spectacular 360-degree views of London, is to remain fully open after neighbours lost a privacy case. More than half a million visitors a year get

Helping read ancient Indian art a tad better

In the three years since it was instituted, the Jehangir Nicholson Memorial Lecture, named after the art collector who died in 2001, has had some distinguished speakers. Harvard professor Homi Bhabha talked about the complexities that arise when the artist is a refugee. American art historian James Cuno discussed identity politics in modern museums. Last

Modern economics needs to be based on Gandhian model of economics, says former vice-chancellor of Gujarat University at SPPU

Revisiting Mahatma Gandhi’s words which say that‘Economics is untrue which ignores or disregards moral values’, Prof Sudarshan Iyengar, former vice-chancellor of Gujarat University asserted that modern economics needs to be based on the Gandhian model of economics. He was speaking at a colloquium programme organised by the Savitribai Phule Pune University on Friday at the

Artificial Intelligence identifies unknown human ancestor

An artificial intelligence system has identified a previously unknown human ancestor that roamed the planet tens of thousands of years ago and left a genomic footprint in Asian individuals, scientists say. By combining deep learning algorithms and statistical methods, researchers from the University of Tartu in Estonia, Institute of Evolutionary Biology (IBE), and the Centre

Triumph Scrambler 1200 XC First Ride Review

View Photos The Triumph Scrambler 1200 comes in two trim options – Scrambler 1200 XC and Scrambler 1200 XE The fact that modern classic motorcycles form a lion’s share of Triumph Motorcycles’ sales is no secret. Even with a near-comprehensive range of modern classics, Triumph endeavours to offer one for each kind of a motorcycle

2019 Maruti Suzuki Wagon R AMT – Interior Images Leaked

The cabin itself remains identical to the manual version, which was spotted earlier. The car gets the same dual tone white and black treatment, with the only difference being the AGS lever, which also gets a manual more like most AMT models from the company. Other bits include the new steering wheel with mounted buttons