Yogesh Maitreya is a poet, translator, columnist, PhD scholar and publisher at Panther’s Paw Publication. He has translated work of fiction and non-fiction from Dalit literature. For his PhD, he
Vladimir Mayakovsky (1893-1930) is widely considered to be the finest Soviet poet of his time. He was also an artist, playwright, and actor.
Anthony Giddens (born 18 January 1938) is a well-known British sociologist.
Staughton Lynd taught American history at Spelman College and Yale University. He was director of Freedom Schools in the 1964 Mississippi Freedom Summer. An early leader of the movement against the
Antonio A. Santucci (2 October 1949 - 27 February 2004) was the Director of the Center for Gramscian Studies at the Istituto Gramsci in Rome. He taught political science at various universities in
Nikolai Ivanovich Bukharin (1888-1938) was a Soviet politician and author. While he played an important role as a Bolshevik revolutionary and was closely involved with Lenin and Trotsky during
Born near Cologne in 1828, Joseph Dietzgen worked most of his life as a tanner. A self-educated man, he participated in the Revolution of 1848 where he first read the writings of Karl Marx and beca
Hywel Francis was Labour MP for Aberavon from 2001 to 2015. An expert on South Wales labour movement history, and former Professor of Continuing Education at Swansea University, he was the founder
Ernest Mandel (1923-1995) was Professor at the Free University of Brussels. He has been the foremost Marxist Economist of our time. An activist in the revolutionary movement, he was a leader of the
Saralabebi Chaudhurani (9 September 1872 – 18 August 1945) was a social reformer who founded the first women's organization in India called the Bharat Stree Mahamandal in Allahabad in 1910.
Carlos Martinez is an activist, writer and musician based in London. He runs the political history blog Invent the Future. His major interests are the history of 'actually existing socialism' and s
An octogenarian, P. Raman brings with him the trials and tribulations of the print media spread over half a century. Beginning as a sub-editor, he worked with a dozen English dailies and weeklies,
Rostislav A. Ulyanovsky, D.Sc. (Economics), was born in 1904. He graduated from the Institute of Oriental Studies to become an eminent Soviet expert on international affairs. He has had over 200 wo
Eric Toussaint is a historian and political scientist. Several of his books have been published in more than a dozen languages and have become reference works on questions of debt and the internati
Prabir Purkayastha is the editor of Newsclick.in. He is an engineer and a science activist in the power, telecom and software sectors. He is one of the founding members of the Delhi Science Forum.
Rai Mohan Pal, a well-known human rights activist, is editor of PUCL Bulletin and former editor of The Radical Humanist. Dr. Pal has lectured on human rights issues at universities in India and abr
Govind Pansare (26 November 1933 – 20 February 2015) was one of Maharashtra's leading Communist leaders and public intellectuals. Starting out in the Rashtra Seva Dal, he joined the Communist