ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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When Eternal India Meets the YPO-Fifty Years of Dependence

When 'Eternal India' Meets the YPO Fifty Years of Dependence Rustom Bharucha Poverty refuses to disappear as a problem, thereby countering the wish-fulfilment of global moguls. Conversely capitalism as a narrative and practice continues to thrive, assuming increasingly invisible and chimerical manifestations, which would seem to reduce the earlier modes of capitalism to a state of speciality. These refusals to die - of poverty, capitalism and the Orient are the major concerns of this story. Through a description of a seemingly irrelevant cultural spectacle is exposed the contradictions of our SO years of dependence, more sharply than any other narrative in the seemingly unreal world of performance.

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