The Way I See It
Gauri Lankesh was the definitive activist-journalist, someone whose head and heart worked as one to encompass her life. Gathered here is a selection from Gauri’s writings, spanning langu...
Leon Trotsky (1879-1940) was one of the most influential Marxist revolutionaries and thinkers of the twentieth century. A key figure in the October Revolution of 1917 as part of the Bolshevik
Vere Gordon Childe (14 April 1892 - 19 October 1957) is considered the father of modern archaeology. He specialised in the study of European prehistory. A vocal socialist, Childe accepted the socio
Paul Marlor Sweezy (1910-2004) was a Marxian economist and activist. In 1949, along with Leo Huberman, he co-founded the independent journal Monthly Review.
Lata Mani is a feminist historian, cultural critic and filmmaker. She is the author of Contentious Traditions: The Debate on Sati in Colonial India (1998), Sacred Secular: Contemplative Cultural Cr
Samuel Langhorne Clemens, known by his pen name Mark Twain, was an American writer, humorist, entrepreneur, publisher, and lecturer. His novels include The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and its sequel,
Shereen Ratnagar gave up her Professorship in Archaeology at the JNU when it ceased to be fun and has since been researching and teaching in various places. Her interests include the bronze age, tr
Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, or Lula, as he is popularly known, was the 35th President of Brazil.
Daya Ram Varma, M.D., Ph.D. (1929-2015) was Professor Emeritus, Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, McGill University, Montreal. He studied at the King George Medical College, Lucknow. He
Andrew Pearmain is a political historian based at the University of East Anglia. He was a member of the Communist Party (1997-85), of the Labour Party (1997-2002), of the Green Party (2003-present)
Ronald Lindley Meek (1917-1978) was a New Zealand-born Marxist economist and social scientist.
Subodh Roy (1916–2006) was the youngest participant (aged 14) in the Chittagong Armoury Raid in 1930, led by Surya Sen (Masterda). Affectionately called Jhunku, Roy took part in the
Usha Sanyal is a historian and Lecturer at Queens University of Charlotte, North Carolina, USA.
Carol Chomsky (1 July 1930 - 19 December 2008) was an American linguist who taught at Harvard University.
William Hinton (1919–2004) was a farmer in Vermont and a legendary figure in the U.S. Left. He wrote many books on post-revolutionary China, including Through a Glass Darkly, Iron Oxen, The G
Premchand (31 July 1880 – 8 October 1936) is among the most widely read authors in Hindi and Urdu even today. He wrote many novels, such as Sevasadan, Premashram, Rangbhumi, Nirmala, Gaban, Karm