Life/Philosophy

A Dialogue On New Socialism

An Interview with the Editor of ‘The New Socialist Reader’ Reader: What are the aims of your journal? Editor: As the bold lines at the bottom of every page in…

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…

E. P. Thompson at 100

On the 3rd of February 2024, the late E. P. Thompson who was the seminal intellectual and historian on social struggle would have turned 100 years old. For decades, his insightful and illuminating…

The Unexpected

Despite calendars and clocks and all the mental gymnastics we use to control life and time, surprises are at the heart of existence.  This may seem like a truism, but…

Science will triumph

No one believed when Copernicus proposed that the Sun was the centre of the solar system and the Earth and other planets revolved around it or when Galileo proposed the…

Remembering  John  Pilger

When  I  read  the  news  of  the  passing  away  of  John  Pilger  on  December  30  last  year,  I  remembered   a  wonderful  evening  that  I  spent  with  him  some  forty  years …

What Is to Be Done?

In 1863, the Russian social critic, Nikolay Chernyshevsky, published a novel entitled “What Is to Be Done?” Its story revolves around a central heroine, Vera Pavlovna, and her four dreams.…

Prosperity and Wealth

“Wish you a happy and prosperous New Year” is a general greeting on the New Year Day. But the real questions are: What is meant by “prosperity” or “being prosperous”?…

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