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Think now | Eric J Hobsbawm, Economist

The test of a progressive policy is not private but public, not just rising income and consumption for individuals, but widening the opportunities and what Amartya Sen calls the capabilities' of all through collective action. But that means, public ... New Delhi Pioneer, 1 month ago
Think now | Eric J Hobsbawm Economist New Delhi Pioneer, 2 months ago

The Public Intellectual in India book review: Past imperfect

The Public Intellectual in India Romila Thapar & others Aleph Pp 170 R499 EMINENT MARXIST historian Eric Hobsbawm was once asked if activism restricted his intellectual freedom. For someone born in 1917 Germany—who later professed the ...
 Financial Express1 month ago

James Meek: Robin Hood in a Time of Austerity

Myth is a story that can be retold by anyone, with infinite variation, and still be recognisable as itself. The outline of surviving myth is re-recognised in the lives of each generation. It's an instrument by which people simplify, rationalise and ...
 MyInforms1 day ago

Health business: hoax or horror? — II

Capitalism kills but only when the process becomes inevitable for its survival. The individual killer barely goes unpunished though institutional massacres, especially committed for the benefits of corporations, remain an exception. To keep the ...
 Daily Times3 days ago

Left losing middle class in India

The Indian comrades are in a bind. As the CPI-M's former general secretary, Prakash Karat, has conceded in a recent article, the two groups which constituted the party's main base of support - the middle classes and the youth - have been drifting ...
 South Asia Monitor1 week ago Left loses middle class  The Statesman1 week ago

Face to face with truth

| Utpal K Banerjee Kolkata's Sawapna Sandhani Theatre brought the play Antigone to the Bharat Rang Mahotsav. In a conversation with Utpal K Banerjee, director Koushik Sen explains how this centuries old play still holds relevance in today's time ...
 New Delhi Pioneer1 week ago
E-flux

The Vectoralist Class, Part Two

View all Issues Distribution Books Colophon Letters to the Editor Please note: A print-ready PDF of this article is available. To download it, click the Download PDF link at the top of the page. McKenzie Wark Continued from The ...
 E-flux1 week ago
Troy Media

When Khrushchev spilled the beans

Tags: Communism , History , Pat Murphy , Politics 60 years this month Nikita Khrushchev blew the whistle on (the safely deceased) Josef Stalin's crimes khrushchev khrushchev this column on Nikita Khrushchev and Contact Pat TORONTO, ...
 Troy Media1 week ago

Universities are Superstructures, not the Substructure of Society

2016-02-02 The suicide of a Dalit student at the University of Hyderabad,India and the politics surrounding the response that the suicide generated. The role that students play as a pressure group, or rather as a lobby, in their 'compulsory ...
 OpEdNews.com1 week ago
Irish Independent

The 1916 dead have left us our Fenian fools and liars

The front page of the February issue of Sinn Fein's newspaper, An Phoblacht, has the headline "Join the RISING", under which are smiley photos of Martin McGuinness, Pearse Doherty, Mary Lou McDonald and Gerry Adams. Across the bottom of the page is ...
 Irish Independent1 week ago
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