Ashok Dhawale is President, All India Kisan Sabha, and member of the Central Committee of the CPI(M).
The Kisan Long March in Maharashtra
It was an incredible sight – 40,000 poor farmers and landless labourers walking over 200 kilometres, from Nashik to Mumbai. They captured the city's imagination and left it with an enduring m...
Alok Gupta is a lawyer and queer rights activist.
Greg Albo teaches political economy at the Department of Political Science, York University, Toronto. He is currently co-editor of the Socialist Register. He is also on the editorial boards of Stud
Jībanānanda Dāś (18 February 1899 – 22 October 1954) was a Bengali poet, writer, novelist and essayist. Popularly called "Rupashi Banglar Kabi'' (Poet of Beautiful Bengal), Das is probably th
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
Palagummi Sainath (born 1957), one of India’s best-known journalists, is the founding editor of People’s Archive of Rural India (PARI). He was The Hindu’s Rural Affairs Editor til
Manoranjan Mohanty is Chairperson, Institute of Chinese Studies, Delhi and Distinguished Professor of Political Science at the University of Delhi. He is editor of Social Change and a former editor
Ben Davis in an American art critic and has written widely on politics, economics and contemporary art.
Giovanni Arrighi (1937-2009) was an Italian economist and sociologist. Some of his seminal works include The Long Twentieth Century: Money, Power and the Origins of Our Times (1994), Chaos and
Renate Zahar, born in 1942, has occupied herself with the problems of the Third World as her field of study. She received her education in North and Black African schools, and completed her studies
Qurratulain Hyder is a leading writer in Urdu fiction in India. A prose stylist of rare accomplishment, she wrote in both Urdu and English, and her books have been translated into all Indian langua
The late Vivekanand Jha was Director, Indian Council of Historical Research, and editor of the Indian Historical Review (20 vols, 1974-94), making it India's most substantive historical journal. He
Tutun Mukherjee is Professor of Comparative Literature, University of Hyderabad, India and has also taught courses at Centre for Women’s Studies and Department of Theatre Arts in the university.