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Three overs later, “Delhi Police being used by BJP/RSS as their private army to terrorize and teach lesson to anyone opposing BJP/RSS. Two journalists,finished? In factone might make the case that such a model is pretty robust Market capitalism may be messy and prone to excesses Democracies may be messy and not efficient in their decision-making like the Politburos and High Commands of totalitarian states But because they are inherently humble and they look at each crisis as an opportunity to learnto correct course and to move onthey seem to emerge stronger rather than weaker from the setback Lets take a look at the process The clumsy working patterns of democratic legislatures result in key measures spending years lost in committees And yeta virtually lame-duck US Congress and a retiring US president pushed through the unprecedented TARP (Troubled Asset Relief Programme) legislation Despite hiccups (it was first rejected)despite it being in the middle of a hotly contested election seasonthe law was passed Money was lent out and as we have noted a lot of it has been returned in less than a year The executive branch of government rose to the challenge of the crisis by stretching to the limits their powers and nationalising AIG The process has worked well apropos of General Motors also Here the traditional laws pertaining to orderly bankruptcies were used The shabby treatment meted out to GM bond-holders is worrisome and one hopes this does not become a precedent which will be used to violate property rights in the future But on balancethis crisis too seems to have been resolvedif only for the time being The argument that democracies get paralysed in the face of crises has been shown to be the myth which it is What about learning lessons and medium-term reform Here too the first steps are being taken Fairly radical regulatory reform giving the Federal Reserve (itself created as a result of the economic crisis of 1912) expanded powers is now in the works One can argue that more needs to be done One can argue with equal credibility that over-reacting and doing more purely for cosmetic feel-good reasons is not smart In the middle of this explosive crisisthere are still voices of sobriety that any new regulations should not eliminate risk-taking or innovation without which wealth-creation would come to an end This is an amazing value that democratic discourse provides An unelected know-all Planning Commission would not have let this happen Americans have become net savers changing directions quickly and reversing a trend that was considered inevitable just twelve months ago If this trend persiststhe global structural imbalance that American profligacy is supposed to have created may be a thing of the past And wonder of wondersthe US is actually crawling towards the fundamental reform of its bloated health care system Againthe messy debates and dissents are likely to ensure that any new system does not kill the incentives for medical progress for after all most life-extending and life-enhancing medicines and procedures in the last fifty years have been born in the US The best metaphorical analogy for democratic capitalism seems to emerge from the field of biology Like organismswhich mutatelearn and evolve to more efficient life-forms so does the market in a democratic eco-system The next level is by no means perfect There will be new problems and fresh mutationsfor the pursuit of perfection in biology is always directional and does not result in arriving at one unique destination Political economy seems no different When you have tops-down attempts to fix the problems of an economythe leaders and their academic backers have a sense of control But this sensewhich in any case is largely illusoryis bought at the expense of risk-takingexperimentation and progress The latest hot story of American business is not that investment banks have caved in and become commercial banks (thats day-before-yesterdays news) but that Google is launching a cloud-based operating system to challenge Microsofts desk-based one Here innovation is at work again and value is being created Even though personally we might like to take sidesif one of these giants were to go bankrupt it would reassure everyone that risk-taking is finenew wealth can and will replace old wealth and whoever wins all of us will be collectively better off So heres raising a toast to messycrisis-pronedebate-drivenlearningevolving democratic market capitalism May our children and their children drink from its waters The writer divides his time between MumbaiLonavla and Bangalore [email protected] For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related Newsthe worst seems to be over and the abyss into which the American economy could easily have fallen (30 per cent unemployment during the Great Depression, starting here at the SDAT Stadium from January 2. “I have made great progress during the last 8-9 months. 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