John Gillott has a degree in applied mathematics. He works at the Genetic Interest Group, London.
Science and the Retreat from Reason
Science fascinates us, with popularizations of it regularly heading the bestseller lists, and more people feeling comfortable with the technological applications of science which surround us. Why i...
Vivan Sundaram (born 1943) studied painting in Baroda and London. Since 1990 he has made sculpture, installation, photography, and video. His major works include the installations Memorial (1993),
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
Eric Toussaint is a historian and political scientist. Several of his books have been published in more than a dozen languages and have become reference works on questions of debt and the internati
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).
Sudhanva Deshpande is an actor and director with Jana Natya Manch (Janam), a radical political theatre group based in New Delhi, and Managing Editor with LeftWord Books since its inception in 1999.
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
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
Sergio Chejfec is the author of eighteen books of fiction, poetry, and essays. Born in Argentina, he lived in Venezuela from 1990 to 2005 and since then has resided in New York City, where he is Di
Amit Bhaduri is one of the foremost economists of our time. Professor Emeritus at Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi and selected in 2002 as one of the 'professor of clear fame' thro