communism

Workers’ yarns

FROM PRINT QUARTERLY: Jeremy Seabrook’s 'Song of the Shirt' paints a partial picture of migrant workers.

| Sep 12, 2015

Poriborton is not revolution

Ranabir Samaddar’s new book traces the failures of West Bengal politics over the last four decades, but sees revolution where there has been none.

| Jul 15, 2013

India (for Safdar Hashmi)

Mimicking Allen Ginsberg’s ‘America’, a poet’s scathing critique of the Indian nationalist project

| Jan 14, 2013

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Notes from a ‘hybrid regime’

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The global branding of caste

Isabel Wilkerson’s recent book fails to unpack caste, but hints at potential for new solidarities.

Swear not by the moon

The contentious politics of lunar sighting in Pakistan.

The storyteller of Kovilpatti

On Ki Rajanarayanan, the father of Karisal literature.