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Capitalism
Opinion  /  Published 02.10.20

Health, justice and a virus

Adam Smith is often referred to as the ‘father of capitalism’. He probably wouldn’t think of health being bought and sold daily under the supervision of the ‘invisible hand&rsq...
By Tapas Kumar Ray in

Books  /  Published 11.09.20

The stubborn stain of patriarchy

This explains the rather enthusiastic endorsement by Scott of Avon, a global cosmetics company, that relies on person-to-person or door-to-door sales by its individual franchisees that has apparently ...
By Jayati Ghosh in

Opinion  /  Published 10.07.20

Indian economy: A bleak new world

Economic recovery from the pandemic is bound to be different in different countries. It would depend upon the structure of the economy and the product mix that comprises the gross domestic product. Th...
By Anup Sinha in

Books  /  Published 28.12.18

Non-fiction titles for your 2018 FOMO list

Is Capitalism Obsolete? A Journey through Alternative Economic SystemsBy Giacomo CorneoWhat is wrong with capitalism is fairly discernible. The inequities that it has created and nurtured are morally ...
By The Telegraph in

Books  /  Published 20.09.18

After capitalism, what? Exploring options

It’s fairly obvious to almost everyone now that global capitalism as a system has run out of steam, that it has created unequal societies with unjust outcomes that are increasingly also seen as unac...
By Jayati Ghosh in

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Opinion  /  Published 12.06.19

Why anti-colonial nationalism matters today

The concept of nationalism that informed India’s anti-colonial struggle was a unique and unprecedented idea. There were at least three ways in which it was the very opposite of the concept of nation...
By Prabhat Patnaik in

Opinion  /  Published 18.02.19

Art, capitalism and ecocide

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By Soumitra Das in

Opinion  /  Published 05.04.19

Glimpses of the new order

The terms, ‘Left’ and ‘Right’ first came to be used in their modern sense in the wake of the French Revolution to refer to the seating arrangements of the members on either side of the main ai...
By Pitamber Kaushik in

Opinion  /  Published 30.07.19

Thinking is at least as important as texting

I received two messages which arrived almost simultaneously, fairly early in the morning, about a fortnight ago: the first, written on a postcard, had been posted from Addis Ababa by a globetrotting f...
By Samantak Das in

Opinion  /  Published 14.02.19

Authoritarianism and the lullaby of lies

With the parliamentary elections coming up, slanging matches among political parties have become more intense and strident. The quality of discussions amongst politicians and media houses, especially ...
By Anup Sinha in


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