Francis Fukuyama, an acclaimed American political philosopher, entered the global imagination at the end of the Cold War when he prophesied the "end of history" -- a belief that, after the fall of communism, free-market liberal democracy had won out and would become the world's "final form of human government." Now, at a moment when liberal democracy seems to be in crisis across the West, Fukuyama, too, wonders about its future."Twenty five years ago, I ... Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Right now, the imminent presidential election in France is one of the most discussed issues in Europe and outside. The reason is obvious. Every national election in a post-Brexit Europe is being interpreted as a referendum on the European Union (EU). With a ...catchnews.com, 2 weeks ago Rethinking nonviolent resistance in the face of right-wing populism catchnews.com, 3 weeks ago
Vijay Shekhar Sharma, worth about 7,300 crores, is India's richest entrepreneur under 40 according to Hurun's India Rich List for 2016.Anil Rai Gupta, along with his brother Vinod, has been valued at $2.6 billion by Forbes.Gaurav Dalmia manages close to Rs 5,000 crore; about half of it is his own money.The billionaires reveal their life lessons.Illustrations: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com Three businessmen disclose their success mantras: One belongs to an old Marwari family, another is a ...Rediff.com, 14 hours ago
Wars are no longer fought in the trenches. They are fought on digital platforms. This is the new normal, where twitter and other social media have emerged as the new frontier. War is a generic term. It takes place across borders, and within nations. In this ...The Financial Chronicle, 3 weeks ago
Nothing, according to Deepak Lal. He argues that the contemporary attempts to control immigration in the US and UK are not nativist. IMAGE: On a derelict building in Bristol, England, is a mural of former London Mayor Boris Johnson, right, one of the biggest names leading Brexit campaign, and Donald Trump, who supported Brexit. Photograph: Matt Cardy/Getty Images. Nativism has been an important feature of the US -- though a nation of immigrants. It was characterised by John Higham, in his ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
The last fortnight has yielded three spectacles reflecting the demise of the left, the rise of a new reactionary right and a novel political era more generally. Outgoing US President Barack Obama's " Yes we did " speech was a fitting liberal - in the anaemic ...catchnews.com, 2 months ago
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