Tag Archive: china

G P Deshpande’s EPW Articles

अल्लाह करे मीर का जन्नत में मकाँ हो, मरहूम ने हर बात हमारी ही बयाँ की….. Eminent Marathi playwright and intellectual Govind Purushottam Deshpande (1938-2013), popularly known as GoPu and GPD, died at 8.15… Continue reading

BRICS Lessons From Mozambique

Bobby Peek is director of the NGO groundWork. Just across the border in Mozambique there is neo-colonial exploitation underway. It is not Europe or the United States that are dominating, but rather countries… Continue reading

World military spending falls, but China, Russia’s spending rises: SIPRI

World military expenditure totalled $1.75 trillion in 2012, a fall of 0.5 per cent in real terms since 2011, according to figures released today by Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI). The fall—the… Continue reading

BRICS grab African land and sovereignty

Tomaso Ferrando is an Italian barrister, currently PhD Student at Sciences Po Law School, Paris, France. BRICS states, except Russia, are enhancing and facilitating land grabs abroad in a way that is inconsistent… Continue reading

Building BRICS

Tania Page is a correspondent for Al Jazeera, based in South Africa. Follow her on Twitter: @TaniaPage. It might be moving slowly but it is easy to forget that the BRICS grouping is but… Continue reading

Contemporary Imperialism and the Socialist Alternative

Prasenjit Bose is an economist and political activist. Financial and economic crises have always accompanied neoliberal capitalism over the past four decades from Latin America and Eastern Europe to South East Asia. The difference… Continue reading

Hong Kong’s China watching

Rob McBride is an Al Jazeera Correspondence. For the veteran China watchers of Hong Kong, the question is not so much who has got it (unless every pundit and commentator between here and… Continue reading

Capitalism: How the left lost the argument.

Noted philosopher  Slavoj Žižek is international director of the Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities. The main victim of the ongoing crisis is thus not capitalism, which appears to be evolving into an even more… Continue reading

SHOWING THE SPIRIT OF TIBET THROUGH FILM

Freedom means many things to many people. For some, it is the freedom of thought and expression, while for others it is physical freedom from incarceration. For filmmaker Arvind Iyer, whose debut film… Continue reading

China’s censors turn to online videos

Earlier this week, China’s broadcasting and Internet regulators issued a new rule to have Internet video providers pre-screen all programs before they can be watched online. According to the joint statement by the… Continue reading

Identical themes, diverse conclusions

Amit Ranjan is a Research Scholar in South Asian Studies division of School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. He can be reached at amitranjan.jnu[at]gmail.com. Reviewing two books on Pakistan, he… Continue reading