ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

Raju J DasSubscribe to Raju J Das

Developmental Crisis and Dialectics of Protest Politics

There is not just a crisis of development today, but also a crisis of ideas for emancipatory forms of development. What is needed from progressives is a rigorous theory that must acknowledge what is present (class exploitation, imperialism, national and social oppression, profit-driven ecological destruction, gross commercialisation of all spheres of human life including culture and social relations) but also what is absent (collective democratic control over our lives, our planet, our bodies, our destiny, our culture). That should be the start of the process of bringing about fundamental changes in the status quo.
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