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[R]evolution Road

Author: Veena Vasista

Veena Vasista has worked at the heart of the public policy machine, but she came to understand that there was a deep disconnection between the explicit and (often) worthy goals of policy-makers and the culture and systems within which these policies are made. Often those working in these environments paid a price in terms of their integrity, honesty and personal relationships. Their ideals seemed good, the reality of making these ideals happen seemed far from good.

So she left, and she began her own journey to understand what kind of changes have real value and what kind of revolution we really do need.

Her paper, beautifully written, asks us to think harder about the kind of people we want to be and - if we want revolution - what a good revolution might demand of us.


The publisher is The Centre for Welfare Reform.

[R]evolution Road © Veena Vasista 2014.

All Rights Reserved. No part of this paper may be reproduced in any form without permission from the publisher except for the quotation of brief passages in reviews.

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