Articles by: Supratim Barman

Buffalo Soldiers and House Niggas

Buffalo Soldiers and House Niggas

This is not really an article of any sort, it is more like a story being said in many parts. If you stick with me on this; you may like it: you may even learn something about why things are the way they are today by the end of it all. It’s a long story. Story of my Father and[Read More…]

July 8, 2020 India
Nema-ye Nazdik

Nema-ye Nazdik

In 1989 an incident happened in the prosperous suburbs of North Tehran that inspired the making of a movie. The movie took exactly 40 days to shoot, edit and then release and had no functioning script. It may be the most amazing movie you will ever see, (if you have not seen it already) and could be the best 97[Read More…]

June 28, 2020 Arts/Literature
EuroFags and Commies

EuroFags and Commies

The picture above was published 68 years ago in London on the front-page of the Daily Worker in 1952, (28th of April). It shows a British Royal Marine holding the severed heads of a young woman and man who were accused of supporting the Malayan Communist Party. Take some time to look at it. It is freely available on the[Read More…]

June 22, 2020 World
The Fury of Amphan – Photo Story

The Fury of Amphan – Photo Story

It came like a Force of Nature; a Super Cyclone with an eye 30 kilometers wide and bearing winds that peaked at 230 kms per hour and constituted the 2nd strongest ever storm to emerge from the Bay of Bengal. The sustained energy carved its way through North Eastern Kolkata for nearly 8 hours and it felt like the city[Read More…]

June 16, 2020 India
Not The India that Modi Sees

Not The India that Modi Sees

As we speak, there is currently a massive wave of public resistance within the Indian Republic against the BJP Government’s initiation of the Citizenship Amendment Act and the proposed creation of the National Register of Citizens. Gauhati, in Assam is where the initial pushback began, (and is also where the bloodletting has been the fiercest): spreading on to the Capital,[Read More…]

December 22, 2019 Communal Harmony
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi shakes hands with Boris Johnson, MP, Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, in New Delhi on Wednesday. PTI Photo  (PTI1_18_2017_000218B)

BoJo and the BJP

On the 12th, in the month of December, 2019; a General Election was held in the depth of a British winter. The following day, sections of the Revisionist, pro-Big Money British media announced that Friday the 13th was the day that the British Labour Party died; and they joyfully wished that the Party; now: — Rest In Peace. Pundit is[Read More…]

December 15, 2019 World
1964 was a Good Year

1964 was a Good Year

On the left, Farrukh Mirza and on the right; myself. I have known Farrukh since we were both 5 years old. We went to school together. He is now a Doctor in California. Not bad for 2; 56 year old Asian Uncles from the East. This picture was taken in South London when we met up after many years. Both[Read More…]

December 14, 2019 Life/Philosophy
(Drawing: Mr. Fish/TruthDig)

 Manning: US Working Class War Hero

Manning, is an incredible example of the American Working Class leading the way forward, (showing the way, if you will), for the rest of the World’s Workers, in their quest for Justice and Dignity. His Affidavit (on the 5th of May, 2019, below), as to the reasons why he will not betray the others involved to a Grand Jury is[Read More…]

November 28, 2019 World
Poll Predictions and the Gift that just Keeps on Giving

Poll Predictions and the Gift that just Keeps on Giving

So, after 38 days of Election Campaigning, which started on the 11th of April, 2019, the World’s Largest Election, (and also, the most complex as well as the most expensive), finally came to an end on the 19th of May, 2019. After 7 stages of voting and the equivalent of 7000 million (7 billion) US Dollars spent on costs in[Read More…]

May 22, 2019 India
A Short Note on how the Money Moves in Global Finance

A Short Note on how the Money Moves in Global Finance

The impressive retraction in the US Equity Markets since the 24th of December, 2018; (the day that the severe sell-off in US Equities was finally halted) has been awe inspiring, especially as it was artificially generated in an attempt to support an illusion of economic prosperity within the context of the present Global Recessionary Environment. You could almost think of[Read More…]

May 8, 2019 World
EAMs at the LOC

EAMs at the LOC

First, it was Zahedan where an IRGC convoy; returning home from their tour of duty, along the borders of Sistan-Baluch, are suddenly ambushed and nearly annihilated. As the sun begins to rise at dawn, on the next day, (the 14th of February), over Pulwama in Kashmir, a strikingly similar event occurs to a much larger CRPF convoy, this time returning[Read More…]

May 6, 2019 World