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    Manindra Nath Thakur

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    Manindra N Thakur is Professor at Centre for Political Studies / JNU, New Delhi.

    The Need for Looking beyond Vivekananda’s Saffron Robe

    Under the present political climate, there is a growing need to free Swami Vivekananda from statistic appropriation and the reduction of his ideas into those of narrow nationalism.

    Why Might Kanaihya Kumar Break the ‘Chakravyuh’ in Begusarai?

    The spectacular nomination rally suggests that KK has emerged as an icon of the aspirational young voters.

    Democracy for Sale: the Current Culture of Corporatization of Indian Politics

    Democrcy4You | The showcase of money and muscle power have limited the electoral procedure into an occupation of the selected elite, will democracy retain any meaning if people cannot participate in its functioning?

    Karl Marx for Our Times

    On the occasion of Karl Marx's birth anniversary(5th May 1818- 14th March 1883) The New Leam brings to you an illuminating talk by Prof. Manindra Nath Thakur

    Manindra Nath Thakur

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    Manindra N Thakur is Professor at Centre for Political Studies / JNU, New Delhi.

    OPINION

    Donald Trump’s Supporters and Our Farmer

    At a time when Donald Trump’s supporters are attacking the foundations of democracy, our farmers are arousing hope, and teaching us the art of nonviolent resistance to remind the rulers of the discontents of potential authoritarianism.

    JNU: A Wounded Space

    On this fateful day last year, JNU witnessed an organized attack on students and teachers inside the campus premises. Even after a year, the question remains : can the spirit of the university be restored?

    2021: Can We Say ‘No’ to the Cult of Narcissism? 

    From the traumatic pain of psychic bewilderment to the light of resistance—we passed through diverse experiences in 2020. As we welcome 2021, is it possible to nurture the spirit of love and justice?

    Karl Marx: Our Lost Conscience

    EDITORIAL / Karl Marx was born on May 5,1818. On his birth anniversary The New Leam pays homage to one of the most illuminating minds of modern times.

    Excerpt| ‘Liberty’ as a Powerful Instrument of Domination

    As an amazing thinker, Herbert Marcuse-like Adorno and Horkheimer-contributed to the development of critical theory. Here is an excerpt from Marcuse's path-breaking text One-Dimensonal Man.