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 Party of India in 1952, and went on to become its Maharashtra State Secretary, as well as a member of the party's National Executive. An active trade unionist, he was also a labour lawyer. Pansare took part in many social reform movements in Maharashtra, including movements against superstition and for inter-caste marriage. He was a prolific writer and speaker, and authored at least ten books, including the bestselling Shivaji Kon Hota?
Mohsin Alam Bhat is an Assistant Professor and Executive-Director of the Center for Public Interest Law at the Jindal Global Law School.
Vijay Prashad is the Executive Director of Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research. He is the author or editor of several books, including The Darker Nations: A Biography of the Short-Lived T
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
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
John Green is a journalist, and former documentary film-maker and trade union official. He is also the author of the book Ken Sprague, People's Artist, about a modern day Quixotic communist artist.
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.
Tamás Krausz is Professor of Russian History at the Eötvös Loránd Univesity of Sciences in Budapest, and Head of the Department of Eastern European Studies. One of the best-
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.
Ian Angus is editor of the online ecosocialist journal Climate and Capitalism, and co-author of the Belem Ecosocialist Declaration. His previous books include Two many People? Population, Immigrati
Pradeep Kant Choudhary is an Associate Professor of History, Deshbandhu College, University of Delhi.
Khwaja Ahmad Abbas, popularly known as K.A. Abbas, was a film director, novelist, screenwriter, and a journalist in Urdu, Hindi and English.
Mrityunjay Tripathi is assistant professor in the Hindi programme at Ambedkar University Delhi. He has translated the autobiography of Mallikarjun Mansur into Hindi (Ras yatra), and a Hindi transla
Louis Althusser was a philosopher born in Algeria in 1918. He died in France in 1990. His other publications in English include For Marx, Politics and History, and On Ideology.
Jayati Ghosh is Professor of Economics at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. She has authored and co-edited several books and more than 120 scholarly articles. She is Executive Secretary of In