Tag Archive: imperialism

Chilling New Report Cites Greater Death Toll in Allende Massacre

Researchers cite a ProPublica and National Geographic investigation revealing the DEA’s involvement and call for answers from the United States.

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An appeal to the organisers and participants of Jaipur Literature Festival

Please endorse and share widely… A writer’s life is a highly vulnerable, almost naked activity. We don’t have to weep about that. The writer makes his choice and is stuck with it. But… Continue reading

Statement of Bradley Manning

The following is a transcript of the statement made by Pfc. Bradley Manning as read by David Coombs at a press conference on Wednesday after Manning was sentenced to 35 years in prison.… Continue reading

Understanding the Venezuelan Result

Tamara Pearson, previously a member of the Australian Socialist Alliance and collaborator with Green Left Weekly, has been living in Merida, Venezuela, since 2007. She is active in the Bolivarian revolution, including as… Continue reading

Memories of a Prison

Vineet Thakur, a research scholar at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi has just returned from an academic tour of South Africa. In this article, he tells us about Prison Number 4, one of… Continue reading

Nicolas Maduro – The Bus Driver

By Luis Hernández Navarro. Translated by Ewan Robertson. Nicolas Maduro is a robust, burly man, 1.9 meters tall with a thick black moustache. He drove a metro bus in Caracas for seven years,… Continue reading

Remembering Chinua Achebe

Rupen Ghosh is a Delhi-based senior GoI officer with a keen interest in arts and literature. Imaginative literature does not enslave; it liberates the mind of man. Its truth is not like the… Continue reading

The idea of ‘Soft Power’ As A Dangerous Nonsense

Prakash K Ray is the Editor, bargad.org. An shortened version of this article has appeared in The New Indian Express (Dec 24, 2012). Book Review The Magic of Bollywood: At Home and Abroad/… Continue reading

Liberal capitalism, crony capitalism and lumpen development

Liberalism creates nothing, in the peripheries of the Global South that agree to submit to it, other than a crony capitalism based on a Comprador State in opposition to the National State committed… 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

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