Jeremy Seabrook is a researcher, journalist and writer. His recent books include Pauperland: Poverty and the Poor in Britain and People Without History: India’s Muslim Ghettos (Navayana).
The Song of the Shirt
Labour in Bangladesh flows like its rivers—in excess of what is required. Often, both take a huge toll. Labour that costs $1.66 an hour in China and 52 cents in India can be had for a song in Ban...
Eleanor Zelliot (1926-2016), in the 1960s, pioneered the study of the Dalit movement in India. She was Laird Bell Professor of History (1969-97) at Carleton College, Minnesota. She has written over
Leanne Betasamosake Simpson is a writer, scholar, storyteller and activist of Michi Saagiig Nishnaabeg ancestry and is a member of Alderville First Nation. She holds a Ph.D. from the University o
Zillah Eisenstein has been Professor of Politics at Ithaca College, New York. She is the author of Hatreds: Racialized and Sexualized Conflicts in the 21st Century (1996), Global Obscenities: Patri
Michael D. Yates (b. 1946) is an economist and associate editor at the independent socialist journal Monthly Review.
An alumnus of Columbia University, Farah Naqvi is a feminist, activist and writer. Her work for nearly three decades – from villages to public policy spaces – has focused on justice, de
Vasant Kaiwar is Visiting Assistant Professor of History at the Trinity College of Arts & Sciences, Duke University, North Carolina, USA. He is the author of The Postcolonial Orient, The Politi
Ralph Russell was the most well known authority on Urdu literature outside South Asia. His work on Urdu poetry in the late Mughal era, and his translation of Ghalib's poetry and prose is studied al
Ramakrishna Mukherjee (d. 2015) was a scientist and sociologist who had been associated with various institutes in his life including Indian Statistical Institute, Indian Council of Social Science
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
Adithi Rao is a writer, educator, and activist. She has spent the last eight years travelling between India, Argentina, Mexico, and the United States; all the peoples and cultures she encountered o
ISMAT CHUGHTAI is the author of several collections of short stories, three novellas, a novel, The Crooked Line, a collection of reminiscences and essays, My Friend, My Enemy, and a memoir, Kaghazi