A President in Reverse

William Rivers Pitt is a Truthout editor and columnist.  He is also a New York Times and internationally bestselling author of two books: “War on Iraq: What Team Bush Doesn’t Want You to Know”… Continue reading

A few questions for the Muslim brothers in Tahrir Square on 29 July

Tariq Ali has been a leading figure of the international left since the 60s. He has been writing for the Guardian since the 70s. He is a long-standing editor of the New Left… Continue reading

Any lessons from Norway on internal threat from xenophobic fanaticism of the Majority?

Bargad Special Professional journalist and occasional documentary filmmaker John Dayal has been a human rights activist since the early Seventies. His book on the Indian Emergency (1975-77) is a major document of that… Continue reading

Pakistani troops aid Bahrain’s crackdown

Foundation linked to the Pakistani army has been providing Bahrain thousands of soldiers for its crackdown on protests. In March, as a government crackdown on pro-democracy protestors intensified in Bahrain, curious advertisements started… Continue reading

रफ़ी साहेब

दिलनवाज़ झारखंड के जमशेदपुर के निवासी हैं.  संपर्क: passion4pearl@gmail.com गायक मो रफ़ी के लिए यह कहना अतिशयोक्ति न होगी कि वह हिन्दी सिनेमा के सर्वश्रेष्ठ फ़नकारों में एक थे. रफ़ी साहेब की गायकी… Continue reading

Dominique Strauss-Kahn: The Great Debate

Naomi Wolf and Maureen Tkacik discuss opposing feminist perspectives of the Dominique Strauss-Kahn saga. Reuters Global Editor-at-Large, Chrystia Freeland, moderates:

Why Democracy Is Public: The American Dream Beats the Nightmare

George Lakoff is Goldman Distinguished Professor of Cognitive Science and Linguistics at the University of California at Berkeley. He is the author of The California Democracy Act, a grassroots California ballot initiative now… Continue reading

The tragic story of Urdu

Ralph Russell, the legendary British scholar of Urdu literature, whose tireless efforts to explore the Byzantine layers of Urdu will always serve as a reference point for global Urdu-walas, once summed up the… Continue reading

85 साल के हो गये हमारे आलोचक नामवर सिंह

85 साल के हो गये हमारे आलोचक नामवर सिंह। साल-दर-साल जब उनके स्वस्थ और सक्रिय बने रहने की खबर मिलती रहती है, तो उनके लिए दीर्घायु होने की कामना करने से कहीं ज्यादा… Continue reading

Stop Vedanta NOW!

At 8am this morning Anil Agarwal was woken up at his £20 million Mayfair apartment by seven demonstrators with pots and pans and whistles. They shouted ‘blood on your hands’, ‘murderer’ and ‘Vedanta… Continue reading

Norwegian Killer’s Manifesto Talks of “Uniqueness” and “Identification” like UID

To Dr Manmohan Singh Prime Minister Cabinet Committee on Unique Identification Authority of India related issues Government of India New Delhi Through Cabinet Secretary, Government of India Subject-Concerns about Unique Identity Manifesto, NATGRID,… Continue reading