Cotton farmers in western India's Marathwada region have seen a steady rise in input costs – seeds, fertilisers, electricity, water – but profits remain poor in the absence of state support, forcing many to abandon this ‘cash’ crop.
The massive "Workers' Mahapadhav" that convened recently in New Delhi's Parliament Street saw workers, especially women, from all over the country express their dissent against India's exploitative labour practices and institutions.
The Widodo government in Indonesia is using its strong state apparatus to suppress an extremist form of Islamic popular thought in the country.
In the age of the internet and its beast-child, social media, we have lost two existential things: ownership of information about us, and the right to be alone.
The memories are still fresh and alive. It was early 2003 and the American-led coalition was preparing to launch Operation Iraqi Freedom. There was fear and hope in the air: fear of the impending war and hope that Saddam...
In an unexpected move that surprised everyone, including his own people, King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud of Saudi Arabia has suddenly passed a royal decree permitting women to drive. His stunning decision comes after years of the ban, which...
Das Kapital, though written over one and a half century ago, is a timeless text and a classic in its own right.
For the Caribbean, structural inequalities, deprivation, poverty, and years of colonial rule have led to endemic conditions that exacerbate the effects of hurricanes.
President Duterte's notorious “war on drugs” has been extraordinarily bloody, and criticised by human rights organisations and foreign governments alike.
Linguistic chauvinism is often just another component of majoritarian impulse, be it at the level of state or nation.