General Elections 2009 and the Triumph of the Neoliberal Consensus

The General Elections 2009 has further entrenched the rule of neoliberal capital. This entrenchment has happened due to certain factors, two being discussed here in a little detail. These two factors include the distancing of the Left from working class politics towards electoralism, which resulted in absence of long term mobilisational politics along class lines; and the role played by identity politics in the consolidation of the neoliberal regime. This is an effort to understand the directions of these two factors and how have they operated to allow an entrenched rule of capital.

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