Important: Assam NRC- a humanitarian crisis looming large

“Citizenship is man’s basic right for it is nothing less than the right to have rights. Remove this priceless possession and there remains a stateless person, disgraced and degraded in the eyes of his countrymen”, once said Earl Warren, a prominent jurist. His words rightly sum up the fate of millions of residents in Assam whose names are excluded from the draft list of National … Continue reading Important: Assam NRC- a humanitarian crisis looming large

The pro-immigrant majority in the streets

Alan Maass rounds up reports from contributors around the country who tell what happened on the June 30 day of mobilizations to oppose Trump’s anti-immigrant hate AFTER A week that reminded everyone just how much damage Trump and the right wing can do — from the continuing nightmare for migrant families at the border to the Supreme Court’s reactionary decisions and the new opening for … Continue reading The pro-immigrant majority in the streets

You allowed us in, we were able to give so much back to your country – Tat Wa Lay

A Vietnamese man’s Facebook post on his experience of arriving in the UK as a refugee has been liked and shared by tens of thousands of people, amid the current debate about Europe’s migrant crisis. Tat Wa Lay’s post talks about how he was one of thousands of “boat people” who fled during and after the Vietnam War to escape persecution and poverty – his … Continue reading You allowed us in, we were able to give so much back to your country – Tat Wa Lay

CHILDREN OF NUAPADA – Kabir Sharma

It is evening and I am sitting in a Learning Enrichment class at Khamtarai in Nuapada, Odisha. There are children from classes 3 and 4 here. A lot of fun, creative methods and materials are being used to explain things. The teacher, Devang, is vibrant, energetic, very active about the classroom and popular with the children. With the help of Oriya alphabet cards, children are writing names of … Continue reading CHILDREN OF NUAPADA – Kabir Sharma

मुझे बहुत दुःख होता है जब वो कहते है कि दिलीप साहब की हमने कोई फिल्म नहीं देखी- हंसल मेहता

      तीस्ता सेतलवाड :       कम्युनॅलिज़म कॉम्बैट की इस खास मुलाकात में आज एक खास मेहमान से बात करेंगे कुछ खास मुद्दों पर…मुद्दे रहेंगे अल्पसंख्यकों के बारे में…शाहिद फिल्म को लेकर और विस्थापित लोग जो गांव से शहर में आते हैं…सिटीलाइट्स फिल्म को लेकर।  आज हमारे साथ हैं खास मेहमान हंसल मेहता। मगर उसके पहले हम बात करेंगे खाने पकाने की और खाने की। … Continue reading मुझे बहुत दुःख होता है जब वो कहते है कि दिलीप साहब की हमने कोई फिल्म नहीं देखी- हंसल मेहता