Turning a Profit from Death
How can we stem Narendra Modi’s murderous response to Covid-19 in India? Spectre’s Tithi Bhattacharya explains why anti-capitalism is central to this struggle and why Modi is by no means up to the task.
The Postcolonial Autumn
The old regime of the Green Revolution is dying, while a new, more baleful, cycle of agrarian capitalism is waiting to be born. In this interregnum, there has emerged a spectacular groundswell of anti-capitalist resistance by farmers and agrarian workers.
Notes Toward a More Global History of Capitalism
Andrew Liu explains his new book on the development of capitalism in India and China in relation to his reading of Marx’s Capital. It is the concept of value, he argues, that allows us to fully realize what is novel about capitalist production.
“We Survive by Working in Their Homes, If They Refuse to Pay Us, How Will Our Homes Run?”
Three domestic workers from India talk about how the pandemic has exacerbated the worst features of working in the informal economy.