Hard-headed economists across the ideological spectrum are agreed now that the present economic crisis is not a short term one and will not go away anytime soon contrary to the initial assertions of the pundits. Comparisons with the Great Depression have also been common across the spectrum. It is in the identification of the cause that there are several Great Divides.
“There is no Alternative but Socialism”: Samir Amin
[Prof. Samir Amin, eminent Marxist scholar and Director, Third World Network was in New Delhi on 17th November 2008, to address a Symposium on the Global Economic Crisis. He spoke about the current crisis and the way forward for the progressive forces, to Prasenjit Bose and Senthil Babu from the CPI (M)]. Interview courtesy India News Network.