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

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Kanhaiya Kumar In Begusarai: Old Fault Lines and New Struggles for Radical Political Change

The need to confront and defeat the authoritarian tendencies of the Bharatiya Janata Party and the neo-liberal state has become ever more pressing. What are the issues when this challenge is to be met by contesting democratic elections? A month-long ethnographic study of Kanhaiya Kumar's campaign in Begusarai, Bihar speculates on its implications for progressive politics.

Can We Understand Populism Without Calling it Fascist? A Conversation with Nancy Fraser

In this conversation, Nancy Fraser explains how the left's agenda of social justice was hijacked by what she calls “progressive neo-liberalism,” while exploring how a nuanced Marxist political economy can guide the left to win back the masses by finding an agenda fitting our times. Nancy Fraser is the Henry and Louise A Loeb Professor of Philosophy and Politics at the New School for Social Research. She works on social and political theory, feminist theory, and contemporary French and German thought.​
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