Liberate the Colonies!
In the first years after the 1917 Russian revolution, a bold new cry was heard around the world, ‘Liberate the Colonies!’ It was voiced in Moscow by Marxists combating tsarist oppression of Asi...
Sharmistha Saha is a faculty at the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay. She has been a doctoral and postdoctoral fellow at the International Resear
Sulekha Sanyal was born in 1928 in an impoverished family that had once been indigo planters. She became a communist while a student. At thirty-five she died of leukemia, leaving a number of short
Shalini Singh is a Delhi-based journalist, who has written for The Week and the Hindustan Times. In 2012 she won the Prem Bhatia Award for excellence in environmental reporting. Shalini is a foundi
A pioneering scholar in gender studies, Maithreyi Krishnaraj was formerly professor and director, and presently Senior Honorary Fellow, Research Centre for Women's Studies, SNDT Women's University.
Srimati Basu is Associate Professor of Gender and Women's Studies and Anthropology at the University of Kentucky, and the author of The Trouble with Marriage: Feminists Confront Law and Violence in
Thomas R. Trautmann is an American historian and a Professor Emeritus of History and Anthropology in the Department of History at the University of Michigan. He has published many works including&n
Badri Raina is a well-known commentator on politics, culture and society. His columns on the Znet have a global following.
Raina taught English literature at the University of Delhi for over
Rajendra K. Jain is Director, Europe Area Studies Programme and Professor of European Studies, School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. He is the first and only Jean
Deepa Ganesh has a master's in English literature. After a brief stint as an English lecturer, she became a journalist, and is presently Senior Assistant Editor with The Hindu, Bangalore. She is pa
Swati Ganguly teaches English at Viswa-Bharati University, Santiniketan.
Michael E. Tigar is Edwin A. Mooers Scholar and Professor of Law at Washington College of Law, American University. Until 1998, he held the Joseph D. Jamail Chair in Law at the University of Texas
Ira Raja is Lecturer in English at the University of Delhi in India. She is Associate Editor of the Journal of Commonwealth Literature. She has co-edited with John Thieme, an anthology of South Asi
Rostislav A. Ulyanovsky, D.Sc. (Economics), was born in 1904. He graduated from the Institute of Oriental Studies to become an eminent Soviet expert on international affairs. He has had over 200 wo
Ashok Dhawale is President, All India Kisan Sabha, and member of theCentral Committee of the CPI(M).
Robert W. McChesney is the Gutgsell Endowed Professor in the Department of Communication at the University of Illinois. He is the author of The Political Economy of Media: Enduring Issues, Eme
Nandini Chandra teaches English at Hansraj College, New Delhi.
Dan Smith was Secretary-General of International Alert from 2003 to 2015 and also the former Director of the International Peace Research Institute, Oslo. He is author of The State of the World Atl
Lynda Nead is Pevsner Professor of History of Art, Birkbeck College, University of London.
Kathleen Barry, Professor Emerita of Penn State University, is a feminist activist and sociologist. She is the author of five books. Her first book, Female Sexual Slavery, launched an international
Manisha Sethi is currently Fellow, Nehru Memorial Museum and Library. She teaches at the Centre for Comparative Religions and Civilizations, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi. She is also Associate E
T.M. Thomas Isaac is the Minister of Finance of Kerala, an office he previously served from 2006 to 2011. Author of numerous academic papers and books, he was Professor at the Centre for Developme
Akshay Khanna is a Social Anthropologist, political activist, theatre practitioner and amateur chef based in New Delhi.
Teesta Setalvad is a senior journalist, educationist and activist. She is co-editor of the monthly Communalism Combat, along with Javed Anand. Setalvad is involved with broadening the boundaries of