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India’s Air Pollution

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On February 9, 2016
While all the dialogue on horrible air pollution in the world focuses on China, it’s really awful in India as well. Josh Busby muses on his recent experience with the air of New Dehli and Mumbai to wonder what improvements India might make in pollution and how it might deal with climate change: We often […]
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Above: Gamal Abdel Nassar I’ve long thought Jacobin is at its best when it is moving the conversation on what it means to be a leftist ahead in the post-Soviet era, as opposed to commenting on the issues of the day. It’s certainly my long-standing contention that the way to a viable left in the […]
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Trade vs. Climate

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On September 25, 2015
Any international treaty is going to consist of tradeoffs and choosing priorities. This is what foreign policy is made of. For the Obama administration, when its free trade agenda comes into conflict with its climate agenda, which wins? At least in this case with India, it seems that free trade comes out on top. Over […]

Capitalism in India

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On March 7, 2015
This is a really fascinating interview with Indian novelist Rana Dasgupta on the impact of capitalism upon India. While I think he’s a bit too sanguine about the history and impact of capitalism in Europe and the U.S., one can certainly understand how that view could develop watching the incredibly tumultuous last twenty years in […]
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