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India: Tariq Ali Interview’s Jairus Banaji on Telesur TV

26 May 2016

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Global Empire: India. Past and Present (Part 1) Telesur TV, May 24, 2016 ’India The World Today’ 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. Global Empire: India. Past and Present (Part 2) Telesur TV, May 31, 2016 In part two of Tariq Ali and professor Jairus Banaji’s discussion, they look at how the BJP are dividing India along religious and ethnic lines, the BJP’s attempted domination of both student politics and the trade union movements, Maoist insurgents and the complicated groupings of India’s left-wing. ( part two is available here )

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