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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 […]

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 […]

On Situation in Swaziland

December 21, 2013

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Introduction Swaziland — one of the world’s most poor country, ruled by a despot Mswati III, who has amassed disgusting amount wealth while his people wallow in poverty. In 2012, Swaziland’s economic growth remained one of the lowest in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), despite a marked increase in the SACU revenues. Although official estimates put real gross […]

Enver Hoxha :: The Marxist-Leninist Movement and the World Crisis of Capitalism

November 14, 2013

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  The international situation is becoming ever more complicated. In saying this I have in mind that the situation is not tranquil either for capitalism or for the revolutionaries. Capitalism is in a great fever, in crisis. In my opinion, we Marxist-Leninists, the working class, the revolutionaries and ordinary progressive people in the world must […]

Development at Gunpoint’ duration :: Story of destruction in Orissa

May 19, 2013

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The vegetable garden of Odisha is going to be submerged and more than 50 villages displaced; and the name of the game is ‘Development at Gunpoint’ – meaning ‘peaceful industrialization’ as the chief minister claims! Thousands of farmers of the Lower Suktel plateau in Balangir are protesting against this upcoming dam for more than a […]

मैं नास्तिक क्यों हूँ? :: भगतसिंह

May 19, 2013

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एक नया प्रश्न उठ खड़ा हुआ है। क्या मैं किसी अहंकार के कारण सर्वशक्तिमान, सर्वव्यापी तथा सर्वज्ञानी ईश्वर के अस्तित्व पर विश्वास नहीं करता हूँ? मेरे कुछ दोस्त – शायद ऐसा कहकर मैं उन पर बहुत अधिकार नहीं जमा रहा हूँ – मेरे साथ अपने थोड़े से सम्पर्क में इस निष्कर्ष पर पहुँचने के लिये […]