In his new book, Sam Pitroda examines whether capitalism can allow a true democracy to prosper


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I have personally benefited a great deal from a capitalist system all my life. I was born into a poor lower-caste family in India. My father had studied up to the fourth grade and earned a living by running a small business selling lumber to feed his family and educate all his eight children. I came to America on a boat with $40 in my pocket in 1964 to get a PhD in physics. Later, I turned to electrical engineering because of its financial potential and started on a long journey building several tech businesses in the US. I love...