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...
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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
Yemuna Sunny is a social scientist and has been for more than a decade involved in examining social geography. She has worked in Eklavya and is a member of People's Research Society (PRS).
P. Chandramohan did his Master's in History from Calicut University, Kerala, and pursued his research on the Social and Cultural History of Modern Travancore at the Centre for Historical Studies, J
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DAVID A MCDONALD is Professor of Global Development Studies at Queen's University, Canada, and Co-Director of the Municipal Services Project.
Noam Chomsky is an American linguist, philosopher, cognitive scientist, historian, logician, social critic, and political activist. Sometimes described as "the father of modern linguistics", Chomsk
Tamás Krausz is Professor of Russian History at the Eötvös Loránd Univesity of Sciences in Budapest, and Head of the Department of Eastern European Studies. One of the best-
Richard Lewontin is Alexander Agassiz Research Professor at the Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University. He is the author of The Triple Helix: Gene, Organism, and Environment; It Ain
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Lina Fruzzetti is professor, Department of Anthropology, Brown University.
Sharada Srinivasan is Assistant Professor in International Development at York University, Toronto. Her research is focussed on gender-based discrimination and violence including young people's exp
Born near Cologne in 1828, Joseph Dietzgen worked most of his life as a tanner. A self-educated man, he participated in the Revolution of 1848 where he first read the writings of Karl Marx and beca
Susie Tharu is a professor in the Department of Cultural Studies, EFL University, and a founder member of Anveshi, Research Centre for Women's Studies, Hyderabad. She is the author of several influ
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Amita Kanekar is a Mumbai-based writer, whose well-received debut novel A Spoke in the Wheel was published by Harper Collins Publishers, India. Kanekar teaches comparative mythology at the Universi
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Laurence Cox directs the MA in Community Education, Equality and Social Activism at the National University of Ireland Maynooth and co-edits the social movements journal Interface. He is active in
Anirban Biswas (b. 1952) was educated at the Presidency College, Kolkata and at the University of Calcutta. He is a regular contributor to the well known English weekly, Frontier. For over two deca
Anne E. Monius is Professor of South Asian Religions at Harvard Divinity School.
Marta Harnecker is the author of over eighty books and monographs in several languages, including Understanding the Venezuelan Revolution. She has been director of the Memoria Popular Latinoamerica