The Frontline Years  -  Selected Articles

The Frontline Years - Selected Articles

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Author: E. M. S. Namboodiripad
Publisher: LeftWord
Year: 2010
Language: English
Pages: 236
ISBN/UPC (if available): 9788187496939


The present volume puts together a selection of EMS’s Frontline columns. it is a testimony to the variety of his interests, his erudition, and his ability to communicate complex questions of history and theory in simple and elegant prose.

EMS discusses, among other things, the roles and contributions of Congress leaders from Dadabhai Naoroji and Ranade to Gandhi, Subhas Bose and Nehru to Narasimha Rao and Manmohan Singh; he discusses the thoughts and relevance of Marxist theoreticians including Lenin, Rosa Luxemburg, Mao Tse-tung and Stalin, as well as Nelson Mandela; he writes on religion, philosophy and art; he discusses important questions of the Indian polity including planning and centre-state relations; he comments on the Indian Communist movement (including on the decision not to join the United Front government at the centre in 1996); and he writes about the radical experiments in Kerala.


Publisher's Note
EMS the Columnist by N. Ram
Marxism in Theory and Practice by Prakash Karat
The Path to Socialism Progress of Indian Communist Movement
Is the CPI (M) `Stalinist'? The Need for Clear-Sightedness
Needed, political will To Resist Pressure from Imperialism
Off the Track The Nehru Model of Indian Planning
Different Paths, One Goal Communists and the
Quit India Struggle
Philosopher of Secularism On Debiprasad Chattopadhyaya
Religionless Christianity On Liberation Theology
Philosopher and Society From Buddha and Sankara
to Vivekananda
Mao's Thought Applying Marxism to Chinese Reality
On Indian Nationalism From Naoroji and Ranade to
Narasimha Rao and Manmohan Singh
World Socialism Today and Tomorrow
The Legacy of Engels Revolution's Friend, Philosopher and Guide
The Mahatma's Greatness And a Movement that Strayed
An Eagle of Revolution The Lenin-Luxernburg Debate
Right and Left Alternatives to the Congress
Triumph and Tragedy Forgotten Story' of the
Indian National Army
The Positive and the Negative in Stalin's Personality
Lessons of the Emergency
Criticism and Self-Criticism A Feature of India's
Communist Movement
Panchayati Raj and Centre-State Relations
The Marxist Definition Class and Caste in 'Creamy Layer'
Coming Full Circle Kerala Politics from 1957 to 1995
Essence of Leninism Building Socialism in a Backward Country
'Opium of the People' Marxist Theory and Religion
What Secularism Means In Politics and Socio-Cultural Life
On With the Struggle
Civil Code Debate Personal Laws and Women's Equality
The Rig Veda Holy Book or Work of Literature?
Options Ahead The Issue before the Voters
Is Secularism Anti-Religion?
The Liberation Theology Its Theory and Praxis
Non-Alignment Today
The Ongoing Struggle On Nelson Mandela'sAutobiography
VIPs and Prosecutions An Alternative to Lok Pal
Art and Politics Social Roots of Art and the Role of
the Talented Artist
Centre-State Relations to the Fore
From Congress to Coalition Indian Politics, 1952-1996
Resisting the CTBT Imperialist Pressures Will Intensify
A Kerala Experiment Planning from Below—and Above
People's Plan The Why and How of a Massive Exercise in Kerala Empowering Women The Need to Fight Male Chauvinism
Inner-Party Democracy The Contrast between the
Congress and the CPI (M)
A Settled Matter The CPI(M) 's Position on Participation
in the Deve Gowda Government
Netaji's Way Subhas Bose's Contribution to the
Freedom Struggle
Planning Basics From Nehru to the era of Liberalization
Questions of Social Transition Deng Xiaoping's Role in
the Communist Movement
What Marxism Is The Theory and its Revolutionary Practice
The Opposition and the Left
Eight Decades of India's Communist Movement
Ideological Choices
Centre, States and River Waters