neoliberalism

The cost of conscience

Megha Majumdar’s novel depicts a world where progress requires bigotry.

| Nov 10, 2020

IMF, World Bank and COVID-19

How have global financial institutions responded to the economic crisis triggered by the viral outbreak?

| Apr 30, 2020

State of disunion

International support for trade unionism in Bangladesh must proceed after separating the wheat from the chaff.

| Sep 16, 2015

The neoliberal aftershock

How the 2001 Gujarat earthquake gave a fillip to Narendra Modi’s ‘Gujarat Model’.

White-lipped, blue-collared and invisible

Privatisation in Pakistan and the erosion of a once-strong workers’ movement.

The ‘growth story’

The push for Diaspora Direct Investment needs to be understood as an extension of the economic logic of our times.

| Jan 08, 2015

Global capital, local labour

The Indian government’s push for so-called labour reforms will take aim at provisions that safeguard worker rights.

| Nov 21, 2014

Sourcing critique

Excavating Burma’s rich intellectual past, carefully preserved by private collectors, can contribute to the ongoing debate on the country’s controversial march towards neoliberalism.

| Jan 14, 2014

To live free

A new book exposes the myths behind India's 'growth miracle', and looks for ways out of the ecological and social devastation of the current neoliberal model.

| Jan 22, 2013

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