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The Real Confusion over MSP
04 April, 2018, C.P. Chandrasekhar
The government ought to have specified its definition of cost of crop production in the Budget to prevent any confusion in the minds of people on minimum support prices.
When business turns 'Easy'
28 February, 2018, C.P. Chandrasekhar
The Modi/Choksi case illustrates how a neoliberal financial policy regime that is aggressively “reformist” creates conditions that make the system vulnerable to fraud and corruption on a huge scale.
Call for Papers for International conference on: Cooperatives in Transition in the Era of Globalisation
06 March, 2013,
Cooperatives were the earliest form of organisation of working people in the world. Over the years, they exemplified the importance of worker cooperation and underlined the potential of organisation, solidarity, mutual assistance and unity of action of the working class in a capitalist society.
The Choice before the Maoists
09 July, 2010, Prabhat Patnaik
The course of development of the Maoist movement indicates that conceptually they are privileging identity politics over class politics. While class politics can have room for reckoning with identity, there is no route from identity politics to class politics. Therefore, for the Maoist movement to merge into class politics it must negate itself as identity politics.
EAC Report: A Shoddy Guidebook for the PM
08 February, 2001, C.P. Chandrasekhar
The usually dormant Prime Minister's Economic Advisory Council (EAC) has chosen February, the budget month, to submit a report to the executive head of the nation. But do not be misled. This is not a report providing advice on what the government can do at budget time to resolve the crisis in agriculture, stall the slump in industry, or reduce the appalling deprivation that still haunts the nation. Blandly titled "Economic Reforms: A Medium Term Perspective", it is a collation of policy recommendations of the kind that the World Bank and the IMF have been gratuitously providing India over the last decade, and the official economic establishment has been regurgitating at periodic intervals.

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