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  1. Communitarian socialism in Bolivia

    Roger Burbach
    15 April 2010
    Article

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

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    Receding Right

    Praful Bidwai
    15 April 2010
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    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.

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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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    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.

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    Ecuador's neo-liberal model

    Roger Burbach
    01 February 2010
    Article

    Beginning his fourth year as president of Ecuador, Rafael Correa confronts a major challenge from some of the very social actors that propelled him into office, primarily over the control of the country's extractive resources.

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    Need-based development in a free, just society: the lasting legacy of Mahatma Gandhi

    Praful Bidwai
    17 February 2010
    Article

    An emphasis on popular mobilisation,  essential to enfranchising the millions who were excluded from public life and political processes for centuries, remains one of Gandhi’s epochal successes.

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    President's address about technological progress and day-light savingstime

    Boris Kagarlitsky
    19 November 2009
    Article

    The Russian President’s Annual Address to the Federal Assembly is extremely far from politics. The key idea, if any, is that the technological progress will solve all our problems.

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    A pragmatic ruler

    Praful Bidwai
    26 January 2010
    Article

    Jyoti Basu gave the Indian Left parties a unique perspective on practical politics and acquired an unmatched national stature and universal respect.

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    Inside the Revolution: A Journey into the Heart of Venezuela (New Documentary)

    Pablo Navarrete
    02 September 2009
    Article

    A thoughtful insight into the achievements and challenges of the Venezuelan revolution, ten years after Hugo Chavez took office.

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    Factional War Grows As The Party Sinks

    Praful Bidwai
    25 June 2009
    Article
    The BJP’s multiple crises are now set to worsen—including its ideological confusion, its political mobilisation crisis, and its organisational crisis.
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    A caring State

    Praful Bidwai
    25 June 2009
    Article
    Unless Left parties acknowledge their blunders and rebuild their links with progressive intellectuals and civil society activists, and involve them as well in changing course, they will face marginalisation and a historic decline.
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    Back to basics

    Praful Bidwai
    30 June 2009
    Article
    The Left can recover from its rout only through radical rethinking and mass mobilisation on working people’s gut-level issues
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    Cross of Charter impasse, unfolding economy

    Walden Bello
    30 June 2009
    Article
    With its representative institutions severely weakened by unscrupulous political machinations, the fate of our constitutional democracy will once again depend on the direct democracy of the streets
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    UPA’s early drift

    Praful Bidwai
    16 July 2009
    Article
    The government has not made a break with conservative and neoliberal policies despite the election’s message and its own promises.
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    The left must keep left

    Achin Vanaik
    19 June 2009
    Article
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    A mixed bag

    Praful Bidwai
    20 June 2009
    Article
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    BJP hammered, Congress boosted, Left warned

    Praful Bidwai
    23 May 2009
    Article
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    Good cop, bad cop an unremarkable one

    Boris Kagarlitsky
    25 May 2009
    Article
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    Why Has Cuba Become a Difficult Problem for the Left?

    Boaventura de Sousa Santos
    28 May 2009
    Article
    Both Cuba and the left have evolved during half a century along different paths, but now is the hour for the left worldwide to give back what it owes Cuba for being what it is.

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