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Frontier in Print

Vol. 49, No. 6, Aug 14 - 20, 2016
Contents
Note: The Police Fired 200 Bullets -Jadumani Mahanand
News Wrap -A G D
Gaging Freedom Of Speech: Looking into ‘‘Look Out Circular’’ -P Arun
Mahasweta Devi-I: A Mixed Bag of Admiration and Disappointment -Sumanta Banerjee
Mahasweta Devi-II: Voice of the Oppressed -Debabrata Panda
Rejoinder: Savarkar, Bhagat Singh and ..... -Chaman Lal

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World Social Forum in Montreal
World Social Forum meet from August 8 - 14, 2016. Details

‘আদালত-মিডিয়া-সমাজ এবং ধনঞ্জয়ের ফাঁসি’ র প্রকাশানুষ্ঠান
প্রকাশকঃ গুরুচন্ডালি; স্থানঃ ভারতসভা হল (৬২, বিবি গাঙ্গুলি স্ট্রীট, বৌবাজার, সেণ্ট্রাল মেট্রো স্টেশনের পাশে) তারিখ ও সময়ঃ ১১ ই আগস্ট, বিকেল সাড়ে পাঁচটা থেকে সাড়ে আটটা। সবাই আসুন।

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The Great Derangement by Amitav Ghosh - Review by Padmaparna Ghosh
 
Second-hand Time -By Svetlana Alexievich (Translated by Bela Shayevich) - Download (pdf/ 5.62MB)
 
 
Gujarat Files: Anatomy of a Cover UP -By Rana Ayyub - Review by Suchitra Vijayan [Rs. 295]
 
 
 

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Recent Articles

22 Aug 2016

Questions following coup in Brazil
[Part VII: The incapacity]

Farooque Chowdhury

Daron Acemoglu and James A. Robinson raise two questions: “Why does a nondemocratic elite ever democratize? Since democracy will bring a shift of power in favor of the citizens, why would the elite ever create such a set of institutions? […T]his only occurs because the disenfranchised citizens can threaten the elite and force it to make concessions. These threats can take the form of strikes, demonstrations, riots, and – in the limit – a revolution. Because these actions impose costs on the elite, it will try to prevent them. It can do so by making concessions, by using repression to stop social unrest and revolution, or by giving away its political power and democratizing. Nevertheless, repression is often sufficiently costly that it is not an attractive option for elites. Concessions may take several forms – particularly policies that are preferred by the citizens, such as asset or income redistribution – and are likely to be less costly for the elite than conceding democracy.”
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Illegal Reactor Experiments At The Koodankulam Nuclear Power Plant, India -Co-Written By VT Padmanabhan & Joseph Makkolil
 
Civil society -A.G. Noorani
 
 
 
 
 
Giant leap forward -The Statesman Editorial On Koodankulam Nuclear Power Plant
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Interview
Frontier chronicled the spirit of the Spring Thunder era -Interview with Timir Basu, editor, Frontier
 

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The Quantum Indians - Bose, Raman and Saha -An award winning film of excellent quality (Video 52 min)
 

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