Even officials in India, a major power, struggled to get the company to listen. Indian pressure on Facebook, however, has dropped since the arrival of new government leaders who rose, in part, on a Hindu nationalist wave still prevalent on social media.
The famously argumentative Indian is now being silenced and turned into a consenting Indian.
WHEN Narendra Modi became prime minister of India in 2014, opinion was divided as to whether he was a Hindu zealot disguised as an economic reformer, or the other way round. The past three years appear to have settled the matter.
India’s prime minister is not as much of a reformer as he seems, August 5, 2017 at 11:33PM
It couldn’t have been more ambiguous 🙂
… trusting retirees, with a bit of disposable income, and a natural inclination to hate modernity and change—an inclination that could be heightened, radicalized, and exploited.
The Long, Lucrative Right-wing Grift Is Blowing Up in the World’s Face, April 10, 2017, at 06:51 PM
The sentence may be written for the voters in the west – the ones who elected Trump, and voted for Brexit. However, from my conversations on visits back home, it’s the same voters who also support Modi & BJP in India – heightened, radicalised, and exploited.
Modi’s faith lies in the heavy hand of a strong state, rather than in the invisible hand of the markets.
Narendra Modi: The man who would purify India, January 11, 2017 at 04:56PM