Manjit Kumar has a degree in physics and philosophy. He is deputy editor of the journal Paradigm, and a tutor at the City Literary Institute, 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...
Michal Kalecki (1899-1970) was a Polish economist.
Gail Omvedt (born 2 August 1941) is an American-born Indian scholar who has written extensively on caste and Dalit politics. She is the author of Dalits and the Democratic Revolution (1994), Buddhi
Imtiaz Ahmad was a Professor of Political Sociology at JNU. His Caste and Social Stratification among Muslims in India is a pioneering work. He has written research articles for national and intern
Born into an ‘untouchable’ family, Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar (1891-1956) was one of India’s most radical thinkers. A brilliant student, he earned doctorates in economics from both Co
Maharaj Kumari Binodini Devi (6 February 1922 - 17 January 2011) was a writer and member of the erstwhile royal family of Manipur.
Achin Vanaik is a writer and social activist, a former Professor of Political Science at the University of Delhi, and a Delhi-based Fellow of the Transnational Institute, Amsterdam. He is the autho
Saba Dewan is a documentary film-maker. Her documentaries have focused on issues of gender, sexuality and culture. This is her first book and has emerged from her trilogy of films on stigmatised wo
Tariq Ali (born 21 October 1943) is an English-Pakistani writer, journalist, and filmmaker. He is a member of the editorial committee of the New Left Review and Sin Permiso, and contributes to The
Pinarayi Vijayan (born 1945) is the Chief Minister of Kerala. He served as Minister of Electric Power and Co-operation from 1996 to 1998. He joined the Communist Party of India (Marxist) in 1964. H