Category Archive: From the Heart

Rachel- a film on Rachel Corrie

Louis Proyect, the author of this piece, is the moderator of the Marxism mailing list, where his various articles first appear. For information on how to subscribe to the list, go here. Active in… Continue reading

Eminent Personalities Against `unique identity number’ (UID Number)

STATEMENT The project that proposes to give every resident a `unique identity number’ is a matter of great concern for those working on issues of food security, NREGA, migration, technology, decentralisation, constitutionalism, civil… Continue reading

29th September 2010 marks the dooms day for India: Ram Krishnaswamy

29th September 2010, will go down in history as a sad day, when poor and illiterate masses will be herded in like cattle in Nandurbar in Maharashtra to be “BRANDED” for life and… Continue reading

An open letter to Smt Sonia Gandhi and NAC on UID/AADHAAR

To Mrs Sonia Gandhi Chairperson & Members National Advisory Council New Delhi Subject-Historical Reasons Against UID//Aadhar project Madam/Sir, This is to place on record our deep sense of appreciation for National Advisory Council… Continue reading

UID & EVM Are Against Basic Human Values

Gopal Krishna responds to the article by M K Venu in Indian Express on 24 September. Krishna is an activist. He runs ToxicsWatch Alliance, Ban Asbestos Network of India (BANI), IMOWatch, MediaVigil &… Continue reading

The Games/ a poem by Badri Raina

Badri Raina, Professor of English at the Delhi University, writes on cultural and political issues. His articles can be found at and  1  However you may cavil, We got the game,… Continue reading

Yes, Mr. Kristof, This Is America

Garrett Baer responds to New York Times columnist Nicholas D. Kristof’s piece entitled “Is This America?”. Baer was a cynic, an atheist, and an English major before experiencing a crisis of faith, at… Continue reading

पानी के रास्ते में खड़े हम

इन पंक्तियों के लेखक अनुपम मिश्र पानी बचाने के पारंपरिक उपायों को लेकर लगातार सक्रिय हैं. उनके बारे में विस्तृत जानकारी यहाँ उपलब्ध है. उनका पता है: संपादक, गांधी मार्ग, गांधी शांति प्रतिष्ठान,… Continue reading

भूमंडलीकरण के दौर में हिंदी

इस लेख में अरविन्द दासहिंदी के कल, आज और कल पर एक नज़र डाल रहे हैं. जवाहरलाल नेहरु विश्वविद्यालय, नई दिल्ली से पी एच डी श्री दास पत्रकार और फोटोग्राफ़र हैं. लेखक का ई-मेल:… Continue reading

Never Forget: Bad Wars Aren’t Possible Unless Good People Back Them

From Michael Moore‘s blog. Michael Moore is an Academy-Award winning filmmaker and best-selling author. I know we’ve been “free” of the Iraq War for two weeks now and our minds have turned to… Continue reading

How right you are, Dr. Singh

Veteran Journalist P. Sainath writes an open letter to Dr Manmohan Singh, Prime Minister, India. The letter was published in The Hindu on 14 Sept 2010. When we have policies trample on people’s… Continue reading