ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Decline of the Left: A Critical Comment

Prabhat Patnaik's article "The Left in Decline" (16 July 2011) is disappointing as it soft-pedals the worrisome significance of certain developments in the Left. As Patnaik does not believe that there has been a change in the class-character of the party to explain the empiricisation, how then does one explain its "alienation from the basic classes"?

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