Kamala Das is one of India's leading poets writing in the English language.
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Sumathi Ramaswamy is Professor of History and International Comparative Studies, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina.
Brian Keith Axel is Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, Pennsylvania. He is the editor of From the Margins: Historical Anthropology and Its Futures, also publishe
Shailaja Kalelkar Parikh, a writer and former journalist, was also a lecturer in political science.
Eduardo Galeano (3 September 1940 - 13 April 2015) was a Uruguayan journalist, socialist and a prolific writer.
Samita Sen is Vice Chancellor, Diamond Harbour Women's University.
Teacher, singer, activist and writer Sumangala Damodaran is known for her work on the musical tradition of the Indian People’s Theatre Association (IPTA), an outfit of leftist theatre artiste
Udayon Misra is an author and former Professor and Head of the Department of English, Dibrugarh University.
Dr. Vishwanath Pandey is a Ph.D. in Sociology and graduate of Law and Journalism. An author and columnist, he is well known in the corporate and business communication world. He has been the Office
Bhairabi Prasad Sahu teaches at the Department of History, University of Delhi.
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.
Robyn Marsack is a writer, translator and academic from New Zealand. She is the author of The Cave of Making (1982), and an award-winning translator of Nicolas Bouvier's The Scorpion-Fish
Ralph Miliband (1924-1994) was one of the key intellectual figures of the British New Left. He was the founder of the Socialist Register and author of Marxism and Politics, Parliamentary Socialism
J.S. Grewal, formerly Professor of History and then Vice-Chancellor, Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar, and Director, Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla, is an eminent historian of the Si
OMAR BARGHOUTI is an independent Palestinian commentator and human rights activist. He is a founding member of the Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI) and t
Mihir Shah is currently the Secretary of Samaj Pragati Sahayog, one of India's largest grass-roots initiatives for water and livelihood security
Gautam Bhan works on the politics of poverty, inequality and development in Indian cities with a focus on housing, social security, governance and urban and planning theory. He co-anchors on-going
Sabyasachi Bhattacharya was formerly professor of economic history at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi; Vice-Chancellor, Visva Bharati University, West Bengal; and Chairman, Indian Council of
Sadbhavna Trust works on building the strength and capacities of marginalized communities, especially women; helping them â€¨seek equality through participation in democratic discourse and the
Karl Marx (1818-1883) was a philosopher, economist, sociologist, journalist, and revolutionary socialist. Born in Germany, he later became stateless and spent much of his life in London in the
Somasundara Rao, Professor (Retd.), obtained an M.A. (History and Archaeology), M.A. (Hons.) and Ph.D. from Andhra University, Visakhapatnam, and specialized in the ancient and medieval history of
Babacar Fall is Head of the History and Geography Didactic Department, Cheikh Anta Diop University, Dakar, Senegal.
Ernesto Screpanti is a Professor of Economics of Globalization at the University of Siena, Italy. His recent publications include The Fundamental Institutions of Capitalism, An Outline of the Histo
K.N. Panikkar is among the foremost historians of modern India. His books include Against Lord and State: Religion and Peasant Uprisings in Malabar; Culture and Consciousness in Modern India; Cultu
Suvir Kaul is the A.M. Rosenthal Professor of English at the University of Pennsylvania.
Dr. Arvinder A. Ansari is an Associate Professor of Sociology at Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, specializing in Gender Studies, Minority Studies, and Sociology of Exclusion and Inclusion, Ethnici
Maurice Dobb (1900-76) was one of the most important Marxian economists of the 20th century.
Chatura Rao is an author and freelance journalist. Her previous books include Amie: the Shawl of Colour and Meanwhile, Upriver.
Quintin Hoare is a British leftist intellectual and literary translator. He served on the editorial board of the New Left Review for many years before he and his wife, the Croatian historian Branka