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  1. The Return of Fascism

    Boris Kagarlitsky
    28 December 2010
    Article

    The logic of Russian fascists has always stood in sharp contrast to the logic and traditions of the development of the nation.

  2. Cuts, cancer and resistance

    aleksej
    15 November 2010
    Article

    The new and extreme austerity measures being introduced by the UK's conservative government will mean that one fifth of everything the national health service does will stop; and this will disproportionately hit cancer patients.

  3. The USA: Scarecrows on the March

    Atilio Boron
    10 November 2010
    Article

    The U.S. public has accepted as valid and reasonable, affirmations that would have provoked incredulity or hilarity among the most backward and superstitious people in medieval Europe. The clear indication of moral and political decay eating into American Rome.

  4. Migrant Voices Reclaiming Migration, Development and Human Rights

    05 November 2010
    Article

    The official discourse on migration has sought to criminalise migrant and refugee communities, ignoring the root causes of migration and the rights of communities; the Peoples' Global Action on Migration offers an alternative approach based on human rights and inter-cultural dialogue.

  5. The resistible rise of corporate power

    Hilary Wainwright
    20 October 2010
    Article

    The massive concentration and growth of corporate power poses a major threat to what remains of public services, highlighting the ever-deepening crisis of democracy, and the urgent need for people to reclaim the state.

  6. A note about the failed coup in Ecuador

    Atilio Boron
    11 October 2010
    Article

    The coup in Ecuador failed because of an effective social mobilization, an overwhelming international solidarity and the courage demonstrated by President Correa.

  7. Controlling People Through Language

    Boris Kagarlitsky
    16 September 2010
    Article

    Market reforms have given rise to new revisions of the language, and all personal activities are now expressed in terms of buying and selling.

  8. Trotsky: past, present… future?

    Tariq Ali, Kirsty Jane McCluskey
    14 September 2010

    Trotsky remains a central figure of the twentieth century – intellectually, politically, and as a revolutionary.

  9. Social efficiency: reforming public services in 21st Century

    Hilary Wainwright
    28 July 2010
    Article

    The ideological reasoning behind UK government policies is that the market is the only way to make public services 'efficient'. Isn't it time we talked about social efficiency, maximising public benefit rather than maximising profit?

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    Physician, first heal thyself

    Praful Bidwai
    01 June 2010
    Article

    One of the greatest failures of governance in India lies in appalling poor regulation of entrepreneur activities in the public interest.

  11. «Mettre les marchés sous tutelle»

    Susan George
    22 May 2010

    La Banque centrale européenne doit accepter de prêter à bas taux aux États plutôt que d’avoir recours au FMI.

  12. Indian United Progressive Alliance: Time to change course

    Praful Bidwai
    20 May 2010
    Article

    The Indian government must give up its neo-liberal polices and obsession with GDP growth and shift its ideological centre of gravity leftwards.

  13. UK election: No political parties offered "big ideas to match the depth of crises”

    Hilary Wainwright
    14 May 2010

    What we saw in the UK election campaign and the recent coalition deal is the level of opportunism amongst the political parties, and the real absence of politics and ideas on how to deal with major crises in the economy, over climate change and of our political institutions.

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    Force won’t end Naxal problem

    Praful Bidwai
    29 April 2010
    Article

    The only sensible approach is to treat violent acts by the Naxalites as crimes, bring them to book through legal processes, and to launch a huge development programme, based on improved governance, which creates rights to food, water, work, healthcare and education.

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    Is Congress worth running for?

    Walden Bello
    29 April 2010
    Article

    For the most part, conservative interests still rule the Philippines' Congress, but it is not at all hopeless as a platform for change.

  16. Lenin’s Loss Is Stalin’s Gain

    Boris Kagarlitsky
    29 April 2010
    Article

    The dumbing-down of the masses is the primary achievement of the last two decades of so-called "reform” in Russia. Society has changed radically, and the mechanism by which cultural identity is formed has been seriously undermined, if not completely destroyed.

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    A perfect social storm

    Boris Kagarlitsky
    20 April 2010
    Article

    The world is changing before our eyes, but the underlying causes are poorly understood. The sudden recent collapse of the political regime in Kyrgyzstan is a case in point.

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    This is managed democracy

    aleksej
    17 April 2010
    Article

    Given the actual consensus among the party leaders of the three main political parties in Britain, it was amazing to see how many differences they managed to manufacture during last week's televised debate.

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    Receding Right

    Praful Bidwai
    15 April 2010
    Article

    India’s Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party is in decline, its ideology is in retreat and it is unable to enthuse the Hindu middle class. Now is the time to reassert secularism.

  20. Communitarian socialism in Bolivia

    Roger Burbach
    15 April 2010
    Article

    What does Morales' promise for a "communitarian socialism" amount to?

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