Bhabani Shankar Nayak

Territorialisation of Citizenship Rights

Working people have historically fought against various forms of oppression, including feudalism, capitalism, colonialism, imperialism, and religious fundamentalism, to advance democracy and secure citizenship rights. The anti-colonial and anti-imperialist struggles…

Blame Her

From dawn till dusk, and dusk till dawn, she toils within the confines of an unjust patriarchal framework as a grandmother, mother, sister, lover, girlfriend, wife, partner, professional, worker and…

Resistance Does not Die

The history of human and social progress intertwines with the narrative of resistance. Throughout the ages, the evolution of humanity and its societies has been deeply rooted in acts of…

Territorialisation of Ideas and Knowledge

The development and dissemination of ideas and knowledge are deeply rooted in collective efforts and shared experiences. Every form of knowledge, whether it be scientific discoveries, philosophical insights, ethnographic experiences,…

Territorialisation of Space

The territorialisation of land has not only resulted in a world structured around the concept of land as private property but has also facilitated the formation of territories at various…

Territorialisation of Land

In the early seventh century in rural England, the process of territorialisation has played a major role in the transformation of land into private property in its institutionalised form. This…

Two Tales of Subsidies

The Secretary of the US Department of the Treasury, Janet L. Yellen visited the People’s Republic of China (PRC) from April 3rd to April 9th, 2024, for bilateral meetings aimed…

Loneliness and Capitalism

The epidemic of loneliness is spreading rapidly in our hyper-connected world of social media. Studies by the World Health Organization suggest that "20-34% of older people in China, India, the…

Laziness as a Form of Resistance

The productivist ideology lies at the core of the profit-making pyramid of capitalism. It perpetuates a relentless cycle characterized by busy schedules, workplace tension, an imbalance in work-life equilibrium, and…

Climate Issues are Class Issues

                                                         Capitalism is producing climate catastrophe due to its insatiable appetite for the accumulation of an unprecedented level of profit at the cost of people and the planet. In search…

Sexuality, Marriage and State

Modern nation-states were established to secure citizenship rights and ensure egalitarian and democratic governance based on constitutional rules and regulations shaped by the values of secularism and science. These principles…

War and Left

The division of Left political positions and ideological formulations over Russian invasion of Ukraine are disturbing. It sends a wrong message to the working-class politics across the globe. It is…

Global Democracy and Peace

Democracy in all its forms are products of working class struggles against feudalism, colonialism, imperialism and capitalism. These struggles are integral for the establishment of various forms of democracy across…

Fables of Chinese Debt Trap

  The international debt trap is a product of colonial and neo-colonial plunders, imperialist hegemony and neoliberal economic policies imposed by developed countries on developing world. The Asian, African, Latin…

Capitalism and Unmaking of Democracy

Rule of law, transparency, accountability and citizenship rights are fundamental pillars of constitutional democracy. These pillars are eroding rapidly. The democratic cultures based on equality, liberty, justice, reason, science, secularism,…

Dear Silent Indians

The majority of Indian citizens are witnessing the persecution and everyday violence against their fellow citizens who are Muslims and religious minorities. The growing assaults on reason, science, secularism, Indian…

Hindutva Social Contract in India

The Hindutva euphoria in legitimizing authoritarian state power with the help electoral democracy is another success story in the history of fascism. The liberal, constitutional and secular democracy is falling…

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