Tough Love

Q: What degree of inequality do you think is tolerable in a society? Do you worry about the emergence of class wars? A:Put yourself in the position of running the government. And for 50 years I’ve tried to plough my way through. Didn’t succeed. You won’t convince me. Whether I convince you or not isContinue reading “Tough Love”


In implementation, our approach must be more flexible, thoughtful and compassionate. No policy can cover all contingencies. Hence policies must be carried out with judgment, and with heart. Policies are meant to make our lives better. When they have unintended consequences, we should put things right promptly. When we make mistakes, we must admit andContinue reading “Heart”