Fomenting Fascism

Himal magazine’s Vivek Chibber examines the overwhelming influence that US universities have come to exercise over elite intellectual culture in India. Exploring how the academic circuit beneficiaries of corporate-sponsored think tanks that engendered neoliberal free-market fundamentalism have found a home in the halls of power in India, Chibber observes that the dominant portals of ideas on the subcontinent now represent a new wave of domesticated academics—even when wearing a radical face.

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~ by Jay Taber on April 1, 2008.

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