Articles by: Omar Rashid Chowdhury

Ukrainian tanks move down a street in Irpin, on the outskirts of Kyiv, Ukraine, Monday, April 11, 2022. (AP Photo/Evgeniy Maloletka)

The Empire’s Ukraine War

The Empire is currently fighting a war – a partly-proxy and partly direct war – in Ukraine. The war between capitalist interests whether identified as ‘bipartisan unity’ in a country or ‘oligarchs’, is basically with the same bourgeois interests. Ukraine, once a part of the Soviet Union, is now controlled by the US and Western European interests. While the hopes[Read More…]

by 16/05/2022 2 comments World
A Partisan’s Song

A Partisan’s Song

“The grass grows over the graves, time overgrows the pain. The wind blew away the traces of those who had departed; time blows away the bloody pain and the memory of those who did not live to see their dear ones again—and will not live, for brief is human life, and not for long is any of us granted to[Read More…]

by 10/05/2022 0 comments World
The Age of Rage and Rebellion: Fifty Years After the Spring Thunder

The Age of Rage and Rebellion: Fifty Years After the Spring Thunder

The words were red. And the rifles were red too. It was a time to win back everything that belonged to the people. A flame of rebellion raging against tyranny of the exploiting classes in remote Naxalbari in north-eastern India spread to different parts of the vast land of India, and in its neighboring countries. The uprising in Naxalbari that[Read More…]

by 06/01/2022 Comments are Disabled India
Letter to a dissociated self

Letter to a dissociated self

Well now you know how time flies, Like a bird caught in a whirlwind, Like a serpent shedding skins, Like a roadside bench being abandoned again and again. And it has been said before And maybe even before that, That these are worlds of our own making, A translucent lucid facade of falsifications Of hopes and of dreams and of[Read More…]

by 17/10/2021 Comments are Disabled Arts/Literature
Mojdurs Murdered

Mojdurs Murdered

A food production factory in Narayanganj, Bangladesh caught fire yesterday leaving at least 52 workers dead and many missing. While this news bulletin may read as another fire incident, this is in fact an act of murder. The murderers are the Maaliks, the moneyed capital owners, who were not only negligent of fire security measures to be installed in the[Read More…]

by 10/07/2021 Comments are Disabled Uncategorized
Extinction of Insects: A planetary distress call

Extinction of Insects: A planetary distress call

Insects are facing extinction all over the world, at a rate that bodes disastrous ecological collapse, reports the first global scientific review published in the journal Biological Conservation. (FranciscoSánchez-Bayo, Kris A.G.Wyckhuys, Worldwide decline of the entomofauna: A review of its drivers, Biological Conservation, Vol. 232, Apr. 2019) More than 40% insect species are threatened with extinction and a third are[Read More…]

Fidel Dies, Fight Will Not

Fidel Dies, Fight Will Not

Fidel Castro, the Comandante is no more.The leader of the Cuban revolution and former president of Cuba who led the island nation through a half-century blockade imposed by US, died on the night of 25th November, 2016 in Havana, Cuba, aged 90. Born in 1926 to a prominent landowner in Holguín Province, Cuba, Castro went on to lead Cuba’s revolutionary[Read More…]

by 26/11/2016 2 comments World