That this government has lost all sense of proportion is evident from the arguments ranging from ridiculous to the outrageous made by its senior leaders to justify the recent increase in prices of essential fuel supplies. Embroiled in the wave of corruption, the present dispensation, which has scant regard to the livelihood of millions of poor people, has lost all moral authority to govern this country.
"The coming together of the workers and ‘reserve labour’ will set the stage for decisive battles against imperialist exploitation. The beginnings of this have been seen in Latin America throughout the past decade and more recently in Europe and the Arab world", argues Prasenjit Bose, in a paper presented in a Conference on "Accumulation, Immiserisation and Development" in JNU on March 7, 2011.
Eminent Marxist Vijay Prashad addresses a plenary session of the American Studies Association Presidential Panel and discusses the relevance of Marxism in "these times". Article courtesy, Counterpunch Magazine.
Leftword has recently republished the three volumes of Capital alongwith a book, Marx's Capital: An Introductory Reader. The reader contains essays by Marxist scholars like Prabhat Patnaik et. al: http://leftword.com/bookdetails.php?BkId=284&type=PB Pragoti is publishing extracts of the essay contributed by Prasenjit Bose to the volume.
Leading macroeconomist and Marxist-Leninist theorist Prabhat Patnaik writes on Contemporary Imperialism.
An apple a day keeps the doctor away! This is the famous couplet made to enhance the immunity of the human being. But the state that produces the largest quantity of apples in the country is facing the severest of the crisis , thanks to the neo liberal policies and the inept administration of the BJP government.
A short note on the concept of Paradox of Thrift and its misunderstandin
Public Private Partnership (PPP) is the new matra for infrastructure development in India. It is argued in official circles that this model is efficient and can solve the problem of infrastructure for the country. Amitayu Sen Gupta provides a theoretical critique of PPP.