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Homo Heirarchicus and Liberalisation

Dalits and Adivasis in India’s Business Economy: Three Essays and an Atlas by Barabara Harriss-White with Elisabetta Basile, Anita Dixit, Pinaki Joddar, Aseem Prakash, and Kaushal Vidyarthee, Gurgaon: Three Essays Collective, 2014; pp 189, Rs 1,300.

Multitude, Living Labour and Dead Labour

The Aam Aadmi Party's recent fight with the media has inaugurated and deepened the idea of the mediatised labour as expounded by Antonio Negri and Michael Hardt in their manifesto Declaration written in the aftermath of the Occupy Wall Street movement and Arab Spring, events that used the media and yet did not collude with the logic of global capital. AAP has not just opened a new space and vocabulary in Indian politics but its tirades against local exploitation and global capital have changed the grammar of political and social ideology in spite of its recent defeats.
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