Religion and the Rise of Capitalism
R. H. Tawney
What is the boundary between us and them? Who is part of the family, with whom we deal on the basis of love and trust, and who is not, from whom we require a monetary accounting of our economic rel...
Alexis Wright is a member of the Waanyi nation of the southern highlands of the Gulf of Carpentaria. Her books include Plains of Promise (1997), Grog War (2009), The Swan Book (2013). Her second no
Saadat Hasan Manto (1912-1955) was among the greatest short story writers of the Indian subcontinent. He also wrote plays, and worked in the Bombay film industry as a writer before migrating t
Jon Lee Anderson is an American biographer, author, investigative reporter, war correspondent and staff writer for The New Yorker, reporting from war zones such as Afghanistan,&
Mahmood Farooqui (born 13 March 1978) is a writer and director. He is the author of Besieged: Voices from Delhi, 1857 (2010). He is a well-known performer of Dastangoi.
Vasant Kaiwar is Visiting Assistant Professor of History at the Trinity College of Arts & Sciences, Duke University, North Carolina, USA. He is the author of The Postcolonial Orient, The Politi
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
Horace Bancroft Davis was trained as a labour economist at Harvard and Columbia, and taught social science at many different institutions of higher education in the United States. He worked as a la
Paranjoy Guha Thakurta (born 5 October 1955) is a well-known Indian journalist and political commentator. He has been associated with many newspapers and magazines including Business India, Busines
Rana Ayyub is a former editor with Tehelka and is presently an independent journalist and writer based between Mumbai and Delhi. Her body of investigative and political reports spanning a deca
Edward Said (1935–2003) was a Palestinian-American literary theorist and public intellectual who helped found the critical-theory field of postcolonialism. He authored several books, includin
Gail Omvedt (born 2 August 1941) is an American-born Indian scholar who has written extensively on caste and Dalit politics. is the author of Dalits and the Democratic Revolution (1994), Buddhism i
Daya Ram Varma, M.D., Ph.D. (1929-2015) was Professor Emeritus, Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, McGill University, Montreal. He studied at the King George Medical College, Lucknow. He
Alf Gunvald Nilsen is Associate Professor at the Department of Sociology, University of Bergen. His research focuses on social movements in the global South. He is the author of Dispossession and R
Mudita Rastogi, Ph.D., LMFT, is Professor of Clinical Psychology at the American School of Professional Psychology, Argosy University in Schaumburg, Illinois.
Sam Gindin holds the Packer Chair in Social Justice in the Department of Political Science at York University, Toronto.
Malatibai Bedekar, who used the pen name Vibhavari Shirurkar, was born Balutai Anant Khare in 1905. She graduated from Karve University (now S.N.D.T.) at seventeen and later undertook scholarly res
Rai Mohan Pal, a well-known human rights activist, is editor of PUCL Bulletin and former editor of The Radical Humanist. Dr. Pal has lectured on human rights issues at universities in India and abr
Agnes Smedley (1892-1950) was a journalist and the author of many books and articles.
Kenneth Neill Cameron (1908-94), Professor Emeritus at the Department of English, New York University (1963-75), was a literary scholar and editor.
FIDEL CASTRO RUZ (13 August 1926 - 25 November 2016) was the leader of the Cuban Revolution. He was for many years the First Secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba and President of the Republic o
Parvati Sharma is the author of The Dead Camel and Other Stories of Love. She has also written a book for children called The Story of Babur.
A.R. Venkatachalapathy (born 30 September 1967), historian and author, is a professor at the Madras Institute of Development Studies.
Jeemol Unni is professor of economics at the Gujarat Institute of Development Research, Ahmedabad, India. Her recent books are Informal Economy Centrestage: New Structures of Employment (2003), co-
Navneet Sethi was an Associate Professor in the Centre for English Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, until her unfortunate demise in 2018. She had received her PhD from the Indian Institute of
Prabhat Patnaik retired as Professor of Economics at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. He is the author of Time, Inflation and Growth (1988), Economics and Egalitarianism (1991), Whatever Hap
Swapna Liddle is a historian, and Convener of the Delhi chapter of the Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage (INTACH). She is the author of Delhi: 14 Historic Walks and
Naomi Klein is a Canadian author and journalist who authored three landmark books — No Logo (1999), Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism (2007) and This Changes Everything: Capital
Alka Acharya is Professor at the Centre for East Asian Studies, School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. She is a Fellow at the Institute of Chinese Studies and Asso
Dilip M. Menon is Professor of Indian Studies at the University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa. He is the author of The Blindness of Insight and Caste, Nationalism and Communism in So