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The small farmer

Feroze Varun Gandhi's article, An uncertain Hobbesian life (Jan.13), gives heart to young voters like me. The young leader has attempted to delve into the maladies of the Hobbesian life of Indian farmers. He, however, ends up singing the same old ... The Hindu, 2 weeks ago
Feroze Varun Gandhi: An uncertain Hobbesian life The Gulf Today, 2 weeks ago

An uncertain Hobbesian life

NO SAY: Schemes like NREGA focus on creating jobs and roads, while resisting localised decision-making. Picture shows farmers involved in NREGA work in Srikakulum, Andhra Pradesh. TOPICS India's small farmers have been struggling for centuries ...
 The Hindu2 weeks ago

HALİL - Separation of power in Tocqueville and Hobbes

In my previous article, I addressed Alexis de Tocqueville's concept of the tyranny of majority. In this study, I will discuss Tocqueville's idea that government [authority] should not belong to one central power, because there will be tyranny and ...
 Zaman1 month ago

Welcome to Morrison's Hobbesian nightmare

Scott Morrison thinking up new ways to make millions of lives nasty, brutish and short. In the search for a rationale to justify his assault on pensioners, the poor and the welfare dependent, Scott Morrison has reached back to the 17th century ...
 Green Left Weekly1 week ago

Inside investment: Hobbesian option

Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase and Fable tells us that Hobson's Choice means no choice at all. Policymakers in the eurozone and Japan must feel the same as a customer turning up at Thomas Hobson's livery stable in Cambridge. They have pushed monetary ...
 Euromoney Institutional Investors2 months ago

Dictatorship or Shadow Government in Moscow?

Some Moscow commentators say that sanctions and the worsening condition of the Russian economy is creating a Hobbesian world within the Russian elites around Putin, with some arguing the Kremlin leader must move toward an open dictatorship and ...
 RealClearWorld2 months ago Paul Goble: Behind the scenes in the Kremlin - toward a dictatorship or a 'shadow government'?  KPNews.com2 months ago
Al Jazeera

Is Syriza's victory a shift for Europe?

Story highlights The drama of Greek politics, which reached its climax this Sunday, has been a struggle over the status quo, the meaning of politics, and the very possibility of a future. Represented by outgoing Prime Minister Antonis Samaras, ...
 Al Jazeera1 day ago

A Guide to Skinner's Genealogy of Liberty

What does it mean to be free? Liberty is the most important concept in modern political theory. That's an overstatement, of course. There are other important concepts — equality? well-being? — and somebody could no doubt make the case for them.
 Disinformation2 days ago

Obama And Cameron: Comon All We Need Is Fromm OpEd

By Where is the love? Could we get it from Fromm with wisdom 60 years after? By Amna Whiston* As luck would have it, David Cameron has become Barack Obama's proper bro. To be fair-minded, let us start thinking about this alleged ...
 Eurasia Review3 days ago

Brand Maldives caught in radicalisation?

N Sathiya Moorthy 16 January 2015 Analysis Reported jihadi threats forcing the down-grading of a New Year Eve entertainment programme and those regarding seven more Maldivians joining the civil war in Syria have revived the ...
 Observer India4 days ago
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