Karl marx

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Karl Marx and the spectre of fascism

3 min read . 07 May 2018
Capitalism not only survived; it actually prospered despite its problems. Illustration: Jayachandran/Mint

The troubled legacy of Karl Marx

3 min read . 06 May 2018
Today, we are under incessant pressure to evolve into an attractive, sellable brand. Photo: Ramesh Pathania/Mint

The totalitarianism of liberalism

4 min read . 30 Apr 2018
Vladimir Lenin created the Supreme Economic Council, which brought firms, banks, foreign trade, and labour committees to run firms, etc., all under state control. Photo: AFP
I was single, backpacking when I could, getting pissed every other day and, like every other young so-called revolutionary, had only a few thoughts. Photo: iStock<br />

Stay young. Stay foolish.

10 min read . 29 Jul 2017
Associations frequently speak only on behalf of the interest of the capitalist owners.

Who does business represent?

4 min read . 03 Jul 2017
Bibek Debroy. Photo: Priyanka Parashar/Mint.

The lines of history

10 min read . 27 Feb 2017
Relatives mourn the death of Mohammad Akhlaq at his home in Bisara village near New Delhi. Akhlaq was lynched to death on suspicion of eating and storing beef. Photo: PTI<br />

What ails liberalism in India?

7 min read . 04 Oct 2015
Photo: Bloomberg<br />

From markets to Marx

4 min read . 28 Sep 2015
Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi interacts with farmers during his 15-km padyatra in Amravati district in Vidarbha region of Maharashtra. Photo: PTI <br />

Pol Pot’s princely follower

4 min read . 05 May 2015
A file photo of Thomas Piketty. Photo: AFP<br />

The great global inequality debate

7 min read . 19 Dec 2014
Thomas Piketty observes that since the end of World War 2, the value of capital stock of major economies has increased considerably compared to their national incomes. Photo: AFP <br />

An Austrian view on Piketty

8 min read . 05 May 2014