ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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BRANDT COMMISSION REPORT-If Wishes Were Horses

BRANDT COMMISSION REPORT If Wishes Were Horses... Anikendra Nath Sen ONE cannot fault the sentiments expressed in the Brandt Report*. As Willy Brandt points out in his Introduction, "one should not give up the hope that problems created by men can also be solved by men". The nub lies in the fact that one man's problem is another man's bonanza. The Introduction goes on to add: Our report is based on what appears to be the simplest common interest: that mankind wants to survive, and one might even add has the moral obligations to survive". A little further down comes another home truth; "While other groups are increasingly vocal, the poor and illiterate are usually and conveniently silent".

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