Coronavirus, Lockdown and Alternative Dinesh Abrol Introduction After the completion of forty (40) days of lockdown on the morning of May 5, 2020 the emerging COVID-19 situation due to mismanagement by the Modi government is becoming a cause for concern on several counts for everyone[1]. Today is the second day of lockdown 3.0 that is

Thiago Lima, Atos Dias, Igor Palma, Igor Palma  & Lucas Amorim As in historical times, the catastrophe that unfolds with the outbreak of a pandemic such as the COVID-19 has a great propensity of triggering   isolationism, protectionism and unilateralism while at the same time threatening the stability of the International System. It is with this


Homenagem a Samir Amin: O retorno do fascismo e o desafio da desconexão “Tradução por Kenia Cardoso” Edição especial, Agrarian South: Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 9, No. 1, 2020 Esta edição especial é uma homenagem a Samin Amin, que nos deixou em agosto de 2018. Amin foi um querido amigo, professor inspirador e companheiro


Tribute to Samir Amin: The Return of Fascism and the Challenge of Delinking This special issue is a tribute to Samir Amin, who left us in August 2018. Amin was a dear friend, inspiring teacher, and comrade who was on the frontlines of the most decisive political and ideological battles of our times. Born in

Late Neo-colonialism: Monopoly Capitalism in Permanent Crisis[1]   By Paris Yeros and Praveen Jha Forthcoming in Agrarian South: Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 9, No. 1, 2020, Special Issue, ‘Tribute to Samir Amin: The Return of Fascism and the Challenge of Delinking’. Abstract: This article celebrates the lifelong contribution of Samir Amin by advancing the

  Entretien avec Max Ajl This interview was conducted by Selim Nadi and originally appeared in Contretemps in French. You work mainly on agrarian political economy and your PhD is on Tunisian state agriculture development policy in the post-1980s period. But let’s go back to the Tunisian independence period: to what extent was the issue

Freedom Mazwi and George T. Mudimu Introduction Indeed the Fast Track Land Reform Program (FTRLP) foregrounded many patterns, at the same time calling for improved and more reality oriented heuristics. Thus, prompting the rise of various models and conceptualisations as researchers and policy makers grappled to have a better understanding of the emergent reality. In

By Boaventura Monjane After ten years of the liberation war against the Portuguese colonial regime, Mozambique ended the colonial system of land tenure, access and management, and nationalised all land. The Mozambique Liberation Front, Frelimo, introduced a socialist economy, based on the nationalisation of industry, state-controlled land reform, and a heavily supported social sector, including

Theresa Auma Eilu* Blog Article submitted to SMAIAS to be posted on Agrarian South Network (ASN) 24 July 2019 As a form of resistance to the recent emergence of large-scale land acquisition in Uganda, women have been at the forefront of violent confrontations with state authorities and investors. In a context where the dominant feminist

By Manish Kumar   The incumbent Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), backed by the right wing ideology has been elected for the second consecutive term in India. The Modi-led BJP government has been endorsed with 303 seats in Lok Sabha out of 543 with the largest vote share (44%), 5% more than their vote share in