Ammar Ali Jan discusses global politics, growing tensions between the United States and China, the impacts of this on Pakistan and implications for anti-imperialism in the Global South today.
As violence raged in Manipur with no political solution in sight, CPI(ML) Liberation constituted a fact-finding team who visited Manipur from August 10-14. This is their report.
CPI(ML) Liberation — A year-long series of G20 events spread over India's vast and diverse urban landscape concluded with the 18th summit meeting in New Delhi on 8-10 September.
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CPI(ML) Liberation — With every passing day, the Modi government is reducing an elected parliament in a democratic republic to the status of an emperor's royal court.
We, the undersigned organisations, are expressing our deep concern and condemnation of the escalating violence in Manipur, particularly the distressing reports of the weaponization of sexual violence against women.
Raju J Das — For peasants to enhance their success in getting their demands met in India (as elsewhere in the Global South, with its belated capitalist development), there must be a worker peasant alliance.
Patrick Bond — The BRICS summit in Johannesburg concluded on August 24 after a major disappointment: the long-overdue challenge to U.S. dollar hegemony was stillborn due to the bloc’s conservative forces.
Patrick Bond — Talk of a “BRICS+” with new members and a “de-dollarization” agenda are raising the profile of this network to an unprecedented — and unrealistic — level.
CPI(ML) Liberation — The viral video of two Kuki women being paraded naked and sexually assaulted by a mob of Meitei men in Manipur has drawn the attention of the whole world to the complete collapse of the rule of law in Manipur.
Dipankar Bhattacharya — Far developing India into a stronger democracy and powerful voice for global justice, peace and planetary survival, the Modi government is pushing India into a state of strategic dependence on the US and its western allies.
Dipankar Bhattacharya — While India faces major economic challenges, the Modi government does not just deny the hard economic reality but seeks to suppress it by sharpening communal polarisation and scapegoating minorities across India.
CPI(ML) Liberation — If India has to be saved from lapsing into a full-scale electoral autocracy where the ruling BJP dreams of ruling for 50 years and subjecting multi-party democracy to a single-party straitjacket, a united and assertive political opposition is a must.