Sitaram Yechury is the General Secretary of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) and ex-member of the Rajya Sabha.
The first socialist state in history lasted only seventy years. This is a very small period of time in the scope of world history. Its achievements have been pilloried – its demise being the ...
Abin Chakraborty is Assistant Professor in the Department of English, Chandernagore College, West Bengal. He edits the international peer-reviewed journal, Postcolonial Interventions.
Haifa Zangana writes regularly for the Guardian and Al-Ahram Weekly, and is the author of many books, including City of Widows: An Iraqi Woman's Account of War and Resistance. She lives in London.<
Shipra Deo is a development practitioner for last 13 years. She has worked in the fields of community organisation, livelihoods promotion, women empowerment, literacy and leadership. She has provid
Janet M. Conway is a professor in the Department of Politics and School of Public Administration at Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada.
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