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C.P. Chandrasekhar speaks on 'Revisiting 'Capital' in the Age of Finance'
23 September, 2017,
The third lecture, titled 'Revisiting Capital in the Age of Finance', was delivered on 23rd September, 2017 at the India Habitat Centre in New Delhi. In this lecture, he talks about the phases that capitalism went through since its inception.
C.P. Chandrasekhar Speaks on 'Capital and the Critique of Bourgeois Political Economy'
09 September, 2017,
The first lecture, titled 'Capital and the critique of bourgeois political economy', was delivered on 9 September 2017 at the India Habitat Centre in New Delhi. In this lecture, Professor Chandrasekhar talks about Marx's analysis of capitalism as an inevitably transient mode of production in a constant opposition to political economists of that period, and his contributions to the Labour Theory of Value. He also discusses how Marx's analysis does not fully examine the role of the state and the periphery as sites for primitive accumulation thus overestimating the transformative potential of capitalism.
Imperialism Still Alive and Kicking: An Interview With Prabhat Patnaik
20 June, 2017,
Imperialism is the arrangement that the capitalist system sets up for imposing income deflation on the working population of the third world for countering the threat of inflation that would otherwise erode the value of money in the metropolis and make the system unviable. A delinking from globalization by an alternative State, based on a worker-peasant alliance, is required for improved living conditions of the third world working population.
The Fall of the Rupee
05 July, 2013, Prabhat Patnaik
The fall of the Rupee is not due to isolated India-specific factors, but is a fallout of the general characteristic of the core-periphery relationship in capitalism.
An Insider View from George Soros
29 April, 2008, C.P. Chandrasekhar
Among some of the influencial voices which are calling for more attention to the nature of the current US financial crisis and for a more disinterested view of the need for state intervention, is that of George Soros. His book The New Paradigm for Financial Markets: The Credit Crash of 2008 and What it Means, being released in May, challenges the prevailing sanguine view on the intensity and implications of the crisis. This piece is based on a reading of the digital edition available from various ebook sellers and his recent speeches.

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