Vladimir Mayakovsky (1893-1930) is widely considered to be the finest Soviet poet of his time. He was also an artist, playwright, and actor.
"The Marxist doctrine is omnipotent because it is true. It is comprehensive and armonious, and provides men with an integral world outlook irreconcilable with any form of superstition, reaction...
Akshay Khanna is a Social Anthropologist, political activist, theatre practitioner and amateur chef based in New Delhi.
Shereen Ratnagar gave up her Professorship in Archaeology at the JNU when it ceased to be fun and has since been researching and teaching in various places. Her interests include the bronze age, tr
Ernst Fischer (3 July 1899 - 31 July 1972) was an Austrian journalist and politician.
Cecilia Samoylovna Bobrovskaya (1873–1960) was an early Bolshevik activist, revolutionary, and memoirist. She played a notable role in various local organizations of the Bolshevik Party
Bhagat Singh (1907–1931) is perhaps India's best-known and beloved revolutionary. Born into a Sikh family which had earlier been involved in revolutionary activities against the British
Prakash Karat is a member of the Polit Bureau of the Communist Party of India (Marxist). He served as General Secretary of the party from 2005 to 2015. He is the author of Language and Nationa
Evald Vassilievich Ilyenkov (1924-79) was a Marxist philosopher in the erstwhile Soviet Union.
S. Irfan Habib has worked for many years with the National Institute of Science, Technology and Development Studies (NISTADS). He is currently holding the Maulana Azad Chair at National University
MAUDE BARLOW and TONY CLARKE are long-term activists on trade and justice issues whose campaigning lives have intertwined for many years. With their working lives closely connected for many years,
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
Subodh Roy (1916–2006) was the youngest participant (aged 14) in the Chittagong Armoury Raid in 1930, led by Surya Sen (Masterda). Affectionately called Jhunku, Roy took part in the
Palagummi Sainath (born 1957), one of India’s best-known journalists, is the founding editor of People’s Archive of Rural India (PARI). He was The Hindu’s Rural Affairs Editor til
Jeremy Seabrook is a researcher, journalist and writer. His recent books include Pauperland: Poverty and the Poor in Britain and People Without History: India’s Muslim Ghettos (Navayana).
Murzban Jal is Professor at the Centre for Educational Studies, Indian Institute of Education, Pune and author of the Seductions of Karl Marx, Zoroastrianism: From Antiquity to the Modern Period an