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  • Socialism redux

    Socialism redux

    The Chinese pivot to what is effectively a redistribution of wealth model albeit updated to factor in contemporary realities is breath-taking in its sweep; and it’s been made possible only because policy is unapologetically formulated and ruthlessly implemented from the top

    September 19, 2021
  • Mamata Banerjee-Socialism wedding turned out a low-key event

    Mamata Banerjee-Socialism wedding turned out a low-key event

    Chennai, 14 June : The much-hyped marriage between Socialism and Mamata Banerjee was conducted on Sunday in the presence of Communism and Leninism. Communism’s son Marxism was also present during the wedding. The marriage was held at Amani Kondalampetti at Kattur in Salem district. The wedding of Socialism and Mamata Banerjee was the focus of …

    June 14, 2021
  • Roller-Coaster Socialism~II

    Roller-Coaster Socialism~II

    Subhas Chandra Bose sought to provide an authoritarian character to the state but his objective was to combine a people's state with a strong centralized state. He wanted to promote collective affiliation of workers' and peasants' organisations so that the state could act as the servant of the people. Like the Marxists of China and unlike the Soviet Marxists, Subhas sought to trace the roots of Indian socialism to the tradition and culture of India.

    September 7, 2019
  • Roller-Coaster Socialism~I

    Roller-Coaster Socialism~I

    In order to realize socialism, Lenin and Stalin sought to combine state initiative with popular initiative. Was it feasible? Could they evolve mechanisms to uphold the democratic character of the mass organizations? Repressive measures took the upper hand. Lenin and Stalin could not evolve a definite model of socialism. Lenin‘s position was fluctuating. It changed from time to time with changing circumstances.

    September 6, 2019
  • JRD: A capitalist who practised socialism

    JRD: A capitalist who practised socialism

    It’s not just about setting a business. It takes a vision for the future. That’s what JRD Tata is known for. On his death anniversary, Suchayan Mandal explores his relevance.

    December 20, 2018
  • PM Modi does not like socialism, democracy: DMK chief Stalin

    PM Modi does not like socialism, democracy: DMK chief Stalin

    The Madras High Court had recently upheld their disqualification and the debarred legislators had said they would not appeal against the verdict.

    November 14, 2018
  • Constitutional Thought

    Constitutional Thought

    The authority of President Xi Jinping is poised to be buttressed further still with last Friday’s decision of the Communist Party of China (CPC) to incorporate his Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era into the country’s Constitution, which is not to be confused with the party’s statute. In a span of …

    January 21, 2018
  • Revolution or coup~II

    Revolution or coup~II

    Lenin had trampled upon internal democracy and advanced a message to non-proletarian Bolsheviks ~ “To wait for the Congress of Soviets is idiocy, for the Congress will give nothing, and can give nothing; to wait for the Congress will be utter idiocy or sheer treachery”. (V I Lenin, The Crisis Has Matured, Collected Works, Vol …

    December 2, 2017