Articles by

Anish Vanaik

Anish Vanaik teaches history at O. P. Jindal Global University in Sonipat, India. His book on the history of real estate in Delhi Possessing the City: Property and Politics in Delhi, 1911–1947 will be out soon from Oxford University Press, UK.

Indian Maoism’s Dead End

Maoists represent the largest and most significant current of revolutionary politics on the Indian left. This essay recaps their remarkable contributions to the history of socialist organizing, but also charts how their perspectives on political economy and strategy have led them into a dead end in the current scenario.