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ON ELECTION-EVE - IV- At the Crossroads Democracy or Authoritarianism

ON ELECTION-EVE IV At the Crossroads: Democracy or Authoritarianism? Kumaresh Chakravarty Conflict management is becoming increasingly difficult under the liberalisation regime. The state is likely to be caught between the contrary pulls and pressures of international capital, domestic big and small capital in industry and services, and the rich peasant-landlord continuum. It may resort to systematic use of direct force to tide over these conflicts, depending upon unification between surplus- appropriating classes and the strength of democratic resistance countervailing such a recourse.

Prayer as Substitute for Theory

Some of the persons he spoke to are probably dead, some are in jail, and the rest are under seige. He will find that in these six years that have elapsed since he last came, the state of Andhra Pradesh has murdered about 60 communist revolutionaries in faked "encounters' and has tortured and maimed countless others. He will find that the repression he had then heard of
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