Voices from the anonymous graves
Reading Time: 4 minutes Junaid Butt writes from one of the anonymous graves of Kashmir to his “Moji”, telling her about many others like him who won’t be ever found.
Twitter banned Trump, but not fascism
Reading Time: 3 minutes Twitter banned Trump permanently. While many are seeing this as a crackdown on hate speech, it’s actually a muscle-flexing by the tech giant.
Trump Vs Biden: Capitol Hill rioting and the US’s tryst with fascism
Reading Time: 6 minutes The Capitol Hill rioting by white-supremacist fascists is shown as a handiwork of Trump. But did he derive any mileage unlike Biden from this?
The killing of Reina Mae Nasino’s baby girl isn’t the last one for Duterte unless he’s ousted
Reading Time: 3 minutes The killing of Reina Mae Nasino’s baby girl by Duterte’s fascist regime isn’t going to be the last one unless the dictator is overthrown soon
The structural weaknesses of democracies: Part II – Citizenry
Reading Time: 10 minutes What’re the structural weaknesses of a democracy like India? The weaknesses that pave the way for the rise of right-wing populists like Modi.
Authoritarian populists and their politics – Part I
Reading Time: 9 minutes In this two-part article, I discuss the personality and politics of such leaders and the social context that provided the fertile ground for their rise.
Deconstructing the triumphant decadence: Perforating the idea of nation and exequial of reason
Reading Time: 4 minutes The essence of an idea of nation lies with its imagination. The recent consistent onslaught on its idea is gravely frightening.
Right-wing populism’s Orwellian tactics
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”.
Mahua Moitra’s tirade against Modi regime lacks the real substance
Reading Time: 5 minutes Mahua Moitra is lauded for her fierce maiden speech in the Lok Sabha, however, she deliberately remained silent on some of the crucial aspects of fascism.
Scott Morrison to Lead Australia Officially Towards Racist Fascism
Reading Time: 3 minutes With the appointment of Scott “Stop the Boats” Morrison, an ardent Christian fascist, as the prime minister, Australia has officially started its journey towards the realm of anti-immigration fascist power-ruled […]
More on Charlottesville and Fascism in the US
Reading Time: 6 minutes Donald Trump is now under attack from all quarters, including the Butcher of Baghdad and Kabul – George W Bush and his father George Bush Sr. condemning the Presidents standpoint […]
From Trump to Modi, the Building of a Neo-Fascist World Order
Reading Time: 6 minutes From Donald Trump to Vladimir Putin, from Marine Le Pen to Norbert Hofer, from Nigel Farage to Narendra Modi, the most powerful world leaders are talking about a new world […]