October 16, 2020

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The Global Debate on Poverty – Claims, Contestations and Causality

The discourse on poverty is a complex one with multiple contestations and conflicting public narratives. Starting with a contested terrain in the 1970s, the neoliberal push for poverty alleviation got a shot in the arm with the disintegration of the USSR, fall of the Berlin Wall and ‘perceived’ prosperity in...
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Sita Ram Goel and the ‘Ghar-Wapsi’ of the Indian Postcolonial Intellectual

Sita Ram Goel was an oasis of original thought in the midst of a veritable desert of agenda-driven discourses produced by Marxist historians. As a first-rate thinker and writer, he produced a vast range of works in history, and philosophy, which brought the focus of Indian intellectual activity back to...
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