Welcome to the Summer 2011 issue of SCOPE magazine! If you prefer to read this issue off-line, or to print it in its entirety, click the following link in order to download it as a PDF:
We hope you enjoy the issue!
– Ian Garrick Mason, editor
Essays from this issue available online:
- The watchers, by Bishnu N. Mohapatra
India is the world’s largest democracy, with an electoral roll of more than 700 million eligible voters. But the right to vote isn’t much help ifthe politicians that are elected systematically ignore their constituents’ vital interests. Using a recently-passed law on information access, India’s poorest citizens have been fighting back—and setting the pace for the world’s other voters.