Sunday, 26 June, 2022
TopicLiberalism

Topic: liberalism

Populism isn’t the end of liberalism. It’s now push-backism & Rahul Gandhi just faced it

Russian president Putin is wrong to say that populism signals the end of liberalism. Instead, it confirms all that is best in liberalism.

Under Modi, a resurgent middle India is coming to smash the Left-liberals’ ivory bunkers

To be liberal, you had to be Left. ‘Outsiders’ were rejected. Modi has embraced them and now enjoys power that no Indian PM has since Indira in 1971.

Traumatic experience of liberalism made Asians and Africans distrust it

Mahatma Gandhi was one of the critics of liberalism. He saw it collapsing in the West into demagogic, racist and authoritarian regimes.

Steve Bannon-New Yorker episode: Is engaging with those you abhor appeasement or liberalism?

After facing severe backlash for inviting Steve Bannon, Donald Trump’s former adviser, to the New Yorker literary festival, the magazine dropped him. Many argue that...

Shekhar Gupta’s piece is unfair to liberals, it negates everything from feminism to Marxism

It is the duty of the liberals to warn people against the dangers of the politics of majoritarianism.

The holier-than-cow Indian liberal elite is actually Modi’s best friend and ally

Liberals can go ahead and pour scorn on Modi. It will only strengthen his base and reaffirm the myth of victimhood.

Being liberal doesn’t mean being Leftist, says author Amish Tripathi

The author of the bestselling Shiva Trilogy said that Indian scriptures are far more liberal than we think, but society has forgotten what they stood for.

Global Pulse: Raqqa is captured, but ISIS still has time on its side; China’s National Congress: diligent or dogmatic?

American-backed forces may claim to have seized the northern Syrian city of Raqqa, but the Islamic State is not beaten and will return.

The rise of economic nationalism is merely a response to liberalism’s failings

Lord Meghnad Desai writes on the threat to the liberal order today, and examines why economic nationalism has become an alternative to nations globally.

A case for dehyphenated liberalism

Liberal on society and economy, uncompromising on national security. Downside: Will be trolled by both, Left and Right.

On Camera

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Not Russia, a point-less Wimbledon 2022 affects young tennis players most

Young underdogs have often defeated tennis titans. But Wimbledon 2022 removing ranking points sets them back instead of making a geopolitical impact.
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‘All about helping Rajni’ — tech gurus at iSPIRT quietly power India’s digital revolution

With the fictitious Rajni from rural India as its guiding light, iSPIRT has been using internet & software to change structure of country’s economy, with aim to improve quality of life.

Defence

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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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