Reflections

Voting: all prices are fixed, final sale

A few posts back I wrote that the complacency of voters who don't care enough to vote are one cause of corruption in the country that calls itself the largest democracy in the world. If I thought that was bad, reading about how voters accept ridiculously expensive gifts and straight-up cash from candidates who escort… Continue reading Voting: all prices are fixed, final sale

Reflections

Voter Complacency Breeds Corruption

Last election season, Devaki (name changed), a cook, was unable to visit her polling site in the morning due to her work. As she approached her polling location in the afternoon, she was furious to find out that a vote had already been cast on her behalf, and such was the case for everyone living… Continue reading Voter Complacency Breeds Corruption