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Étienne Balibar is Professor of Philosophy at the Universite de Paris-X. His other publications in English include The Philosophy of Marx and, with Immanuel Wallerstein, Race, Nation, Class.
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Dr. Sunil Abhiman Awachar is well known as a point and painter, also an assistant professor with the Department of Marathi in the University of Mumbai. Meanwhile, he is a full-time activist in the
Mythily Sivaraman is an activist and a scholar. She was the national Vice President of the All India Democratic WomenÂ’s Association (AIDWA). She has been involved in village mobilization and so
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
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