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Once Again Tokenism :: A Note by IFTU (Sarwahara) on One Day All India General Strike Called on 2nd September

August 31, 2015

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Against the massive assault on the interest of working class, one day nationwide general strike called on 2nd September by Central Trade Unions (CITU, INTUC, HMS BMS and others) A Note by IFTU (Sarwahara) “Once Again Tokenism” On 2nd September 2015, CITU, AITUC, AICCTU, IFTU (New Democracy), HMS and BMS and few others have once […]

A Note on the Debt Crisis and Neo-Liberalism

August 9, 2015

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Pratyush From Greece to Ireland and from USA to Japan a spectre is haunting international capitalism, the spectre of public debt. If the year 2008 would go into history as the year when banks started to default; 2010 would be remembered as the year when countries started defaulting on their loans. The recent financial crisis […]

Press Release on the Coal Worker’s Strike

January 9, 2015

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IFTU (Sarwahara) Press Release on the Coal Strike Dear Friends and Comrades, Please find link below of the press release issued by our Union Khan Mazdoor Karmachari Union (KMKU) on the recently concluded Coal miner’s strike, that was called off without any tangible gain for the working class. Press Release_10_Jan15    

Paid Service or Resistance: NGO and Left politics

August 16, 2014

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This article was written in light of recent development where various communist parties and groups have been openly trying to forge an alliance with Medha Patkar led National Alliance of Peoples’ Movemement, which is today India’s largest conglomeration of NGOs. We hope that this article will generate greater debate amongst the left forces of the […]

Lenin on Keynes

March 12, 2014

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Lenin on Keynes This excerpt has been taken from Lenin’s report to the The Second Congress of the Communist International, highlights his thinking on world debt and his thoughts on Keynes. The piece is still relevant amidst the backdrop of the economic crisis and the subsequent debt crisis that started in 2008 shows no signs […]

Under-Reported UN Investigation Points to Rebel Use of Chemical Weapons in Syria

February 12, 2014

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By Stephen Gowans It can’t be said that the media failed to mention it altogether, because The New York Times made passing reference to it on December 12 (Chemical Arms Used Repeatedly in Syria, U.N. Says).Other media outlets did too. They just didn’t give it much coverage. The ‘it’ was the finding of the UN […]

BAYER CEO: ‘WE DON’T MAKE MEDICINE FOR POOR INDIANS’

February 2, 2014

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In a crass yet frank admission, Bayer CEO Marijn Dekkers said the company’s new cancer drug, Nexavar, is not “for Indians,” but “for western patients who can afford it.” The statement came in the wake in a recent ruling by an Indian court that certain life-saving drugs could be produced and distributed at 97% of […]