‘A Special Purpose’: The Footsoldiers of the Right Wing

As millions of struggling Indians thirst for the real change in fortunes that they have been promised by one government after another since 1991 (India's official year of economic liberalization) one political party, the Bharatiya Janata Party – literally the Indian People's Party – has seen its electoral fortunes steadily improve. This has happened in… Continue reading ‘A Special Purpose’: The Footsoldiers of the Right Wing

Understanding Capitalism: Don’t Take It On Faith

I am thinking about a note I found on the corner of the internet by journalist Liu Zhiyi: “After using the toilet at 4am, I stuck my ear on the workshop corridor wall, and listened to the machines rumbling steadily from all four directions - this is the factory's heartbeat. The employees work, walk and… Continue reading Understanding Capitalism: Don’t Take It On Faith