India, Past and Present; Tariq Ali interviews Jairus Banaji (Part 1)

May 27, 2016

Photo credit: India Resists

Global Empire: India. Past and Present (Part 1)

In part one of Tariq Ali and professor Jairus Banaji’s discussion, they look at the recent student dispute at the Jawaharlal Nehru University, and what it has revealed about the BJP government. They discuss how the world’s largest democracy has struggled with authoritarianism and even fascism in the past, the relationship between caste and capitalism in India, and how the country’s judiciary is being compromised by the politicians.

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