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Massive inequality

To grasp the sheer magnitude of US economic inequality in recent years, consider its two major stock market indices: the Standard and Poor (S&P) 500 and Nasdaq. Over the last…

Weapons of ‘mass contraction’

The United States has been the global economic leader since early 19th Century but global economic epicenter has shifted to Asia led by China. Today China is the largest economy…

A movement unstoppable?

Those who make peaceful revolution impossible, make violent revolution inevitable”, JF Kennedy. Kashmir protests have now become India protests. From Delhi to Bhopal and from Kanpur to Goa streets are…

Saddar massacre

ON the orders of the Supreme Court, over 1,400 shops, including leased ones, have been demolished in Karachi’s Saddar area. Over 4,000 hawkers have also been removed. Many of these…

The ‘yellow vests’ movement

France has been roiled by protests for the last four weeks. The protestors chose for themselves a 'uniform', the high visibility yellow jackets all motorists in France are required to…

The Pulwama Massacre

The Pulwama massacre

India once again displayed brutal use of state force in Indian-occupied Kashmir, with the occupying forces using lethal weapons and dirty tactics to repress and terrorise the people of Kashmir.…

A Serious Climate Movement

A serious climate movement

As the climate crisis continues to deepen and as it becomes less and less plausible that current efforts to curb global warming will even come close to preventing our earth…

The Antiwar Movement

The antiwar movement

Who even remembers the moment in mid-February 2003, almost 13 years ago, when millions of people across this country and the planet turned out in an antiwar moment unique in…