Reading Time: 6 minutes The cat was peeping out of the bag for long, but with the the BJP’s assault on labour rights under the garb of fighting COVID-19 menace brought it out.
Reading Time: 5 minutes Who should be blamed for the Instagram “Bois Locker Room” controversy? Is it just a fringe incident or a reflection of our misogynist society?
Reading Time: 3 minutes The Aurangabad train accident that killed 16 “migrant workers” sleeping on May 8th wasn’t merely an accident but an institutional slaughter of the poor.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Social distancing is a term that’s used 24/7 in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. But in our social context, is this the right term to use at this hour?
Reading Time: 7 minutes Right wing populism is quickly emerging as a new dominant political discourse. It is radically re-constituting the uneven field of politics on which ideological battles are fought. Right-wing demagogues use a diversified repertoire of rhetorical tools to not only temporarily acquire dominance but to disaggregate frozen beliefs and re-configure them. To analyse this process of re-constitution, this article uses the vocabulary provided by George Orwell in his seminal book “1984”.
Reading Time: 8 minutes The second part of the analysis of the COVID-19 pandemic, share buy back and fictitious capital: A capitalist effort to survive the financial crisis.
Reading Time: 5 minutes How Irrfan Khan’s death was used to deny the US’s accusation of religious intolerance in India. Can mourning Khan’s death imply there is no Islamophobia?
Reading Time: 4 minutes Whether the lockdown was necessary if it didn’t flatten the curve and is now relaxed when the number of COVID-19 patients is rising? What about testing?
Reading Time: 3 minutes Karl Marx is 202 today and after celebrating the bicentenary of his birth two years ago with much hullaballoo, the academic Marxists, who are divorced from the practice of class struggle, do […]
Reading Time: 4 minutes The working class is subjugated and repressed by the Hindutva fascist state during the lockdown. But this won’t end them. They will return very soon.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Modi’s PMCARES Fund and Aarogya Setu app have been severely criticised but that didn’t stop the prime minister from consolidating his tyrannical hegemony.
Reading Time: 2 minutes For questioning and investigating allegations of PDS irregularities, Soumo Mondal, a contributor of People’s Review is arrested by the Kolkata Police.
Reading Time: 6 minutes Zombies are well-known to the people, thanks to endless Hollywood flicks showing the undead dead. But it’s important to know the history of zombies as well.
Reading Time: 3 minutes The International Labour Day 2020 on May 1st, amid an unprecedented lockdown, is when one should look at the challenges posed to the Indian working class.
Reading Time: 5 minutes By not refunding the fare for flight ticket cancellation during lockdown, an airlines like Vistara is causing severe trouble to poor migrant workers.
Reading Time: 3 minutes The untimely death of Irrfan Khan, one of the most versatile and talented actors of our time, is a big loss for the Indian cinema.
Reading Time: 4 minutes An effort to map the individual physical and psychological transformations that the world is undergoing during the lockdown period due to COVID-19.
Reading Time: 4 minutes To make the anti-CAA agitations sustainable, an organisational architecture should be constructed to give an intellectual articulatory edge to the protests.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi called India a “heaven for Muslims” opposing the OIC’s allegation of sponsoring Islamophobia, which became a joke of the town recently.
Reading Time: 5 minutes Arnab Goswami is howling over an attack on his freedom of speech and got a respite from the Supreme Court too. But can irony stand this man’s theatrics?