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Lessons for Indian Opposition in Sanders–Corbyn Projects

Despite their electoral defeats, the consolidation of support behind the political projects articulated by Bernie Sanders and Jeremy Corbyn underscores the relevance of mass politics with clear ideological moorings. Opposition in India can take cues from these projects for its reconfiguration.

Bernie Sanders and the Afterlives of Occupy Wall Street

Bernie Sanders tapped into and reactivated the hopes of the Occupy Wall Street movement. However, the tragedy of igniting such hopes that were eventually crushed brings to mind one of Mark Twain’s many sardonic and insightful quips: “If voting made any difference they wouldn’t let us do it.”

Political Sanders, Minus the Edge

Outsider in the White House by Bernie Sanders with Huck Gutman , Three Essays Collective, 2016; pp xx+348, Rs 500.

Plutocracy, Populism and the 2016 American Election

Even as the plutocracies of the Republican and Democratic Party represent the same kinds of power interests, there are huge policy differences between even the most corporatist Democrats and the most “moderate” Republicans, especially on social issues. The new President, from whichever party, will have to address the power that corporate and financial institutions wield over politics in the United States.
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