Tuesday, 9 August, 2022
TopicMarxism

Topic: Marxism

In today’s China, Marxism is back to rein in ‘disorderly expansion of capital’

In 2013, before Xi Jinping became China's president, he had said that the 'historical materialist view that capitalism is bound to die out and socialism bound to win' isn't outdated.

India needs to challenge colonialism in its own language. But solution isn’t Hindu worldview

There's no cut-off time to recover India's 'indigenous consciousness'—it's the product of a colonial mindset. Think across traditions, ask real questions.

Revisioning India’s future? Start with Marxism, without the baggage

For the younger Indians, Marxism is a weird, extremist and extinct ideology of the past. Here's how you can recover what is valuable in Marxist ideology.

Jesuits believe in sanctity of human life, like Constitution. Stan Swamy stood for the poor

Marxism, that came centuries later than Catholic Church, has adopted certain elements of ‘liberation theology’ like opposition to inequality and exploitation.

Marxist Jesuits are not for tribal welfare. India and Indian Catholics both must realise that

Marxist Catholic priests in India are no longer happy focusing on old-fashioned parish work. Instead, they want to guide tribals towards ‘revolutionary Marxism’.

Xi Jinping’s brand of Marxism needed a boost. China’s war against coronavirus will be useful

Rather than causing Communist China to crumble, the virus will serve as a catalyst in Xi’s bid to show his brand of Marxism as a challenge to global capitalism.

For free-thinking JNU, lack of diversity in faculty, students, courses has been a curse

During its formative years, faculty appointments at JNU were made keeping in mind the candidate’s Left leanings. Over time, this didn’t serve JNU well.

60 years ago, a Right liberal Swatantra Party had challenged Nehru’s socialist Raj

It was a sign of Swatantra Party's political acumen that many of its policies would be adopted by Narasimha Rao 17 years after its demise in 1974.

Shripad Amrit Dange, the overshadowed beacon of Indian Communism

On his 119th birth anniversary, ThePrint remembers the man who founded one prominent Communist party and was responsible for the birth of another.

Pakistan’s Ali Wazir: The lone Marxist to win despite Taliban killing 16 of his family

A rare Communist to survive and win, Wazir refused a seat from Imran Khan, who later didn’t put up a candidate against him.

On Camera

YourTurn

Opposition leaders protest outside Parliament | Representative image | ANI

Confused, aimless—why Opposition parties live up to Ronen Sen’s ‘headless chicken’ remark

From ‘compromising national security’ to 'playing havoc' with institutions, the Opposition continues to attack Modi while failing to reflect on own actions.
A suspension pylon in Tamil Nadu | Commons

You thought power subsidy is a Delhi-Punjab problem? Check out Tamil Nadu’s power sector mess

RBI data shows Indian discoms owe power generation firms over Rs 4.5 lakh crore, almost a third of which is owed by Tamil Nadu, where power subsidy cost is twice that of food subsidy.

Defence

Women Army officers outside the Supreme Court in New Delhi on 17 February 2020 ( representational image) | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

First batch of 19 women cadets join NDA, set to begin training this week

The cadets will train for three years at NDA, Khadakwasla for the 148th course. The Supreme Court last year paved the way for women to take the NDA test for the first time.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.
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