Against the Grain

Against the Grain – December 27, 2005

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Many leftists have been looking back longingly to the days of the "state-led" development strategy of Import Substitution Industrialization in the global South, which had its heyday in the 1950s and 60s. But according to Marxist sociologist Vivek Chibber, ISI’s legacy of economic development was flawed on its own terms and hazardous for labor and the left. With host Sasha Lilley.