‘The invasion of Afghanistan was a fraud’: an interview with John Pilger
The Taliban were a convenient target to satisfy a political lust for revenge for 9/11.
A guide to flattening the curve of economic chaos
Well-thought-out policies can reverse the results of incompetence; the onus is on the Centre to spend now
Constitution is supreme and above all the customs and beliefs: Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan
In conversation with the Chief Minister who just completed 1,000 days in office
Legacies crucial for the commons
The 150th birth anniversary year of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi and the 200th birth anniversary of Karl Marx went by this year. Such anniversaries can become occasions of tokenism—for instance, the Indian government has set up a committee with more than 100 members to coordinate celebrations of Gandhi’s anniversary, crammed with political bigwigs from various parties, a few academics and Gandhian workers.
Death of a Marxist
Amin’s thesis—in economics—was written while he was active in the French Communist Party. In the thesis, he thought hard about the problems of his native land and other countries despoiled by the colonial menace. For Amin, as with other dependency theorists, the Third World suffered from theft, plunder as well as deindustrialisation, and then unequal exchange.
The narrative is still Lula
He has been condemned to this cell in Curitiba by a judicial process that has his supporters outraged and his detractors gleeful. A week ago, judges went back and forth over whether he could be released while he appealed a verdict on a corruption case known as Operation Car Wash.