न नक्सल, न पुलिस, हम जनता के साथ हैं: सोनी सोरी

In Conversation with Pranjal Rewa This interview was conducted in New Delhi on March 9, 2016. It is a collaborative effort between Communalism Combat, Newsclick and Hillele TV The battle of the gun fosters more conflict, never peace: Soni Sori Bandook ki ladhai se hamesha Ashaanti hogi, Shaanti Kabhi Nahin: Soni Sori We are neither with the Naxalites who have the guns nor with the … Continue reading न नक्सल, न पुलिस, हम जनता के साथ हैं: सोनी सोरी

This one’s for dad – Parvez Imam

When my father passed away last week, my younger sister was with him. The hospital formalities required filling up various forms. A column for the death certificate requires the religion of the deceased. My sister did not hesitate even for a moment to scribble ‘Humanity’. The hospital staff was confused but she insisted and they had to accept it. My other siblings and I loved … Continue reading This one’s for dad – Parvez Imam

How feminism became capitalism’s handmaiden – and how to reclaim it

By – Nancy Fraser A movement that started out as a critique of capitalist exploitation ended up contributing key ideas to its latest neoliberal phase ‘We should break the spurious link between our critique of the family wage and flexible capitalism by militating for a form of life that de-centres waged work and valorises unwaged activities, including – but not only – carework.’ Photograph: Robert … Continue reading How feminism became capitalism’s handmaiden – and how to reclaim it