The Israeli-Palestinian conflict dates back to the end of the nineteenth century, with the birth of major nationalist movements among the Jews and the Arabs.
In the age of information, all the clicks we’ve left behind — and would leave behind in future — are being (will be) used to analyze us, rate us, package us, and sell it back to us.
John Holloway, a Marxist sociologist and philosopher, in his work Change the World Without Taking Power provides an important critique of the revolutions in terms of state and power relations.
In the winter of 1959, Martin Luther King, Jr., and his wife, Coretta, visited India. When they arrived in Mumbai, King told reporters, “To other countries, I may go as a tourist, but to India, I come as a pilgrim.”
The Police system in India is in a dangerous state of disrepair with skyrocketing cases of human rights violations, encounter killings and institutional murders.
In this article, I would like to address the political character of the Sri Lankan state that had enabled the crisis to unfold, and also highlight the structural and temporal factors.
Even as we learn to live with the virus, there is a grave challenge to the inherent human-beliefs more than ever. The virus shows us the world we have created – gravely unequal and subtly cruel.
In the Castes of Mind, Prof. Nicholas Dirks documents the centuries of scholarship on caste, colonial intervention in the institution of caste, and its broad impact on Indian modernity.
The pandemic-state will always be mired by the rise of authoritarianism, surveillance, and xenophobia. However, such a state will not be suitable for a post-crisis era.