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फ़िलिस्तीन पर चिंताजनक तरह से बदल रहा है भारत का रवैया, मार्ता हार्नेकर को दी श्रद्धांजलि

फ़िलिस्तीन पर चिंताजनक तरह से बदल रहा है भारत का रवैया, मार्ता हार्नेकर को दी श्रद्धांजलि

– विनोद कोष्टी. हाल में संयुक्त राष्ट्र संघ ने इज़राएल की एक आपत्ति पर फ़िलिस्तीनियों के लिए काम करने वाले एक गै़र सरकारी संगठन के सलाहकार संगठन होने के आवेदन को निरस्त कर दिया। जब इस मामले पर मत संग्रह हुआ तो पहली बार भारत ने फ़िलिस्तीन के ख़िलाफ़ इज़राएल के पक्ष में अपना मत दिया। इस घटना के सन्दर्भ में जोशी-अधिकारी इंस्टिट्यूट ऑफ़ सोशल स्टडीज़ और अखिल भारतीय शांति एवं एकजुटता संगठन ने संयुक्त रूप से 17 जून, 2019…

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Agrarian Crisis and its Resolution

Agrarian Crisis and its Resolution

by S.P. Shukla, Jaya Mehta, Vineet Tiwari. This article was written quite some time ago before the ‘Delhi Chalo’ movement of farmers in December 2018. In the introduction of the article the authors explained: “We wish to present this paper for the consideration of and interaction with peasants, activists, scholars and indeed the entire ‘Nation For Farmers’ which is being mobilised as part of the magnificent Delhi Chalo Movement of Farmers.” “We have been engaged, for more than a decade…

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From inclusive neoliberalism to authoritarian populism : A talk by Prof. Alf Nilsen

From inclusive neoliberalism to authoritarian populism : A talk by Prof. Alf Nilsen

How Neoliberalism could be inclusive at all? Why the features of current regime doesn’t classify it to be a case of Fascism rathwer than qualifying it as “Authoritarian Populism?” What are the major differences in the UPA and NDA governements, how Indian polity has changed since 2004 and what are the prospects for a pro people political regime in 2019? All these questions were addressed and discussed during a thought provoking and engaging talk by Alf Nilsen in SIS, JNU today….

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The Russian Revolution and the Indian Freedom Struggle

The Russian Revolution and the Indian Freedom Struggle

– Vineet Tiwari. On the occasion of centenary year of Russian revolution, a book was conceptualised by Com. S. Sudhakar Reddy, edited by Jaya Mehta and published by Joshi-Adhikari Institute of Social Studies, Delhi. The book was released by Com. Gurudas Dasgupta on 24th April, 2018 in an event organised by Prabhath Books at Kollam, Kerala, a day before the 23rd Party Congress of CPI began. Along with this other books written by of Com. Binoy Biswam, Com. C. Divakaran,…

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रूस का इंक़लाब और भारत का आज़ादी का संघर्ष (पुस्तक विमोचन)

रूस का इंक़लाब और भारत का आज़ादी का संघर्ष (पुस्तक विमोचन)

– विनीत तिवारी रूस के इंक़लाब के 100 वर्ष पूरे होने के मौके पर सीपीआई के महासचिव कॉमरेड एस. सुधाकर रेड्डी ने एक किताब की संकल्पना की कि किस तरह उस दौर के और बाद के दौर के भी कम्युनिस्ट नेताओं ने रूस के इंक़लाब का स्वागत किया, कैसा आंकलन किया और भारत के आज़ादी के आंदोलन पर उसका कैसा असर रहा। उन्होंने कुछ पुराने लेख छाँटे और मशविरे में डॉ. जया मेहता को शरीक किया। जया मेहता ने उन…

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Remembering Comrade Abani Lahiri: Centenary Year Memorial Meeting

Remembering Comrade Abani Lahiri: Centenary Year Memorial Meeting

Anti-POSCO Movement activists were felicitated for their victorious struggle   by Samra Irfan and Aakanksha Baruah This year marked the birth centenary of Comrade Abani Lahiri and in his honour the Joshi-Adhikari Institute of Social Studies (JAISS) organized a Memorial Meeting on 3-4 December 2017 at Ajoy Bhawan, New Delhi.  This year also brought victory to the fighters of Anti-POSCO movement in Odisha after 12 long years of continuous struggle, and to commemorate the legacy of Comrade Lahiri as well…

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Danger of Salwa Judum Style Displacement and Division of Villages Arising Again: Police and Maoist Both Responsible (A Fact Finding)

Danger of Salwa Judum Style Displacement and Division of Villages Arising Again: Police and Maoist Both Responsible (A Fact Finding)

A delegation comprising of Sanjay Parate, Chhattisgarh State Secretary CPI-M, Vineet Tiwari, Joshi-Adhikari Institute, CPI member, New Delhi, Archana Prasad, Jawaharlal Nehru University and CC member AIDWA, and Nandini Sundar, Delhi University visited Bastar Division from 12 to 16 May 2016. We visited the following districts: Bijapur, Sukma, Bastar and Kanker.  The focus of the visit was on the situation of ordinary villagers who are living through the conflict between the state and Maoists. The level of Maoist presence and…

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Right-wing Populism and the Crisis of Neo-liberalism

Right-wing Populism and the Crisis of Neo-liberalism

“The crisis of the old order did not result automatically in the rise of a progressive alternative.” This was said by prominent sociologist and Marxist thinker from Norway,Prof. Alf Gunvald Nilsen, while delivering a talk on the topic of ‘Right-wing Populism and the Crisis of Neo-liberalism’ at ‘Janshakti’ premises owned by ‘Nav ChetanSamiti’. He said that present world scenario was similar to that of the time when Gramsci, Italian Marxist thinker and communist leader, lived, struggled and wrote. He drew…

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अमेरिका में चुनाव के बाद का संकट

अमेरिका में चुनाव के बाद का संकट

– विनीत तिवारी अमेरिकी राष्ट्रपति चुनाव के नतीजों से सभी हैरत में थे। यहां तक कि अमेरिकी मीडिया और सभी राष्ट्रीय-अंतरराष्ट्रीय चुनाव विशेषज्ञों के अनुमानों को झुठलाते हुए अमेरिका की जनता ने डोनाल्ड ट्रंप को चुनाव जिता दिया। डोनाल्ड ट्रंप के चुनाव मैदान में उतरने के पहले से ही उनकी अप्रवासियों, अल्पसंख्यकों और महिलाओं के खिलाफ की गई टिप्पणियों की वजह से यह माना जा रहा था कि उनकी जीत लगभग नामुमकिन है। चुनाव नतीजों के परिणामों की व्याख्या में…

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Crisis in Latin America and People’s Response

Crisis in Latin America and People’s Response

We shall win: Solidarity with Venezuela By Vineet Tiwari and Archishman Raju It was not Venezuela, it was India and the city was Pune where around 80 persons comprising of intellectuals-activists, young-old, women-men waved the Venezuelan flags and said “Venezuela is not a threat, It is the hope.” This was in response to the recent executive order signed by US government declaring Venezuela to be a threat to the national security of US. The Pune meeting was an occasion to…

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