Tag Archive: capitalism

राज्य का नैतिक लबादा

जिजेक कहते हैं कि पूँजीवाद आज इतना सक्षम हो चुका है कि उसे लोकतंत्र की जरूरत भी अब नहीं है. उनकी भविष्यवाणी है कि दोनों का संबंध-विच्छेद बहुत जल्दी हो जायेगा. इस प्रक्रिया को हम रोजमर्रा में घटित होते देख सकते हैं. परंतु पूँजीवाद स्वयं को बहाल रखने और मजबूत करने के तर्क तो देता ही रहेगा. बस अब यह हो रहा है कि वह आर्थिक तर्क नहीं दे पा रहा है क्योंकि उसके पुराने सभी वादे असफल रहे हैं.


‘Where is the next John Lennon? Probably packing boxes in a supermarket somewhere.’

There is no more reason to believe that capitalism will be around forever. For centuries, the Roman Empire was able to absorb barbarian tribes, to draw them into the Roman system, to give their chiefs titles and offices… And one day, they forgot to give Alaric a promotion, which got him pretty upset. We all know what happened then. It’s permanent until it’s not, every contradiction is absorbed until it isn’t.

The fall of UPA’s crony capitalism — a year of reform : Arun Jaitley

Arun Jaitley is the Finance Minister of India. This note was posted by him on his Facebook page. इस नोट को हिंदी में पढ़ने के लिए यहाँ क्लिक करें. Look back at the… Continue reading

Capitalism, Sexual Violence, and Sexism

Kavita Krishnan is a Member of the Central Committee, CPI(ML) Liberation and Editor of  its organLiberation. Sexual violence cannot be attributed simply to some men behaving in ‘anti-social’ or ‘inhuman’ ways: it has everything to do… Continue reading

Understanding the Venezuelan Result

Tamara Pearson, previously a member of the Australian Socialist Alliance and collaborator with Green Left Weekly, has been living in Merida, Venezuela, since 2007. She is active in the Bolivarian revolution, including as… Continue reading

President Chavez: A 21st Century Renaissance Man

James Petras is a retired Bartle Professor (Emeritus) of Sociology at Binghamton University in Binghamton, New York and adjunct professor at Saint Mary’s University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada who has published prolifically on… Continue reading

Capitalism: How the left lost the argument.

Noted philosopher  Slavoj Žižek is international director of the Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities. The main victim of the ongoing crisis is thus not capitalism, which appears to be evolving into an even more… Continue reading

Julian Assange with Noam Chomsky and Tariq Ali – The World Tomorrow

Noam Chomsky and Tariq Ali, two giants of the intellectual Left, join Julian Assange to discuss protest movements, democracy, and how the West completely failed to anticipate the Arab Spring. Chomsky identifies that… Continue reading

Shuddhabrata Sengupta interviews Žižek

A Navayana Presentation

The Marriage Between Capitalism And Democracy Is Over: Slavoj Zizek

From the Middle East to the streets of London and cities across the US there is a discontent with the status quo. Whether it is with the iron grip of entrenched governments or the… Continue reading

The Ecological Rift: Capitalism’s War on the Earth

Elaine Graham-Leigh lives in London, UK, where she divides her time between writing and political activism, particularly on climate change. She has recently started writing short speculative fiction and has a story forthcoming… Continue reading