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20. 12. 2018

An excerpt from ‘The End of the Beginning: Lessons of the Soviet Collapse’

By Carlos Martinez

Although a distance of more than a quarter-century separates us from that fateful day in December 1991 when the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) ceased to exist, understanding of the Sovi

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LeftWord Books is a New Delhi-based publishing house that seeks to reflect the views of the left in India and South Asia. We publish critical and analytical works on a range of subjects, and pay special attention to works on Marxist theory. We project the interests of the working people and movements for social transformation.


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नासिरा शर्मा हिंदी की एक विख्यात लेखिका हैं। कहानी, लेख, रिपोर्ताज, संस्मरण, आलोचना आपकी ढेरों more

18.01.2019 @ Delhi: From Mughals to Metro – A Discussion with Sohail Hashmi

In this talk with Sohail Hashmi, we will try to answer one key question: How does a city come into being? Delhi, the national capital, is majorly full of migrants. Excepting the Jats and Gujars, it is impossible to find people who'd be native to more

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