S Prasannarajan

S Prasannarajan is the Editor of Open magazine

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Editor’s Note: An Open Republic

This special edition of Open is a celebration of arguments, and we have invited some of the brightest from the world of ideas to make the name of this magazine the abiding ideal of India.

Hollow Man

How Manmohan Singh wrecked his party— and defeated Rahul Gandhi even before Narendra Modi could

Why Indian Politics Is Anti-Wealth

The pornography of poverty is the aesthetic of the desperate populist. And there is no place more rewarding than India for him. Pornography sells, and when poverty is marketed as wretchedness over which we have no control, it sells more