As hundreds of millions of people, many very poor, across most of the world obtain Internet connections, see web-based news that governments find hard to censor, even in China, so the pressures on authorities to attack graft mounts.
Anna Hazare's activism and his stature have put corruption on the national agenda. I am not sure if his solutions will work, but the awareness and urgency that he is generating could inspire others to come up with more realistic solutions.
Like Don Quixote, Anna and his team, in their wild dreams pick on anything they can which don't retaliate, to blame for the epidemic of corruption in India while the real causes and reasons lie elsewhere and beyond the combined intelligence of the whole team.
In fashioning legislation and a structure aimed at eliminating widespread corruption, India should look to the experience of Hong Kong and its three-pronged approach to fighting corruption: deterrence, prevention (both through law enforcement), and community education.
Absolute power corrupts absolutely, and in a world where the gap between the powerful and powerless grows wider each day, corruption in political and economic institutions spreads much faster than shame.
Luckily for those around the world concerned about terror, drugs, human trafficking and other multinational criminal organization, the Indian people are working hard to make India, and by extension the world, a more secure place.
India's government is reeling from a populist anti-corruption campaign led by Kisan Baburao Hazare, popularly known as Anna Hazare, which has united tens of thousands across the country in the fight against graft.
The massive protest movement that has erupted throughout India in sympathy with a fast against political corruption conducted by an elderly social activist has all the earmarks of a new democratic uprising in the subcontinent.