Remembering Comrade P. Rajanayagam – Who articulated the link between the right to self-determination of ethnic minorities and human rights, workers’ rights and poverty.
By Redley Silva and Wilfred Silva Comrade P Rajanayagam, a stalwart in the golden era of the history of the left and the working class in Sri Lanka, fought a continuous and unrelenting struggle for the liberation of the workers and the oppressed of all races based on democracy, equality and
from “Le Chambard Socialiste,” by Théophile-Alexandre SteinlenSuch a bold statement is quite contrary to the demur and frailty that is attributed to women of that time period. These were militant women fighting for the gains of the working class in the Paris Commune. In honor of International Working Women’s Day,
The IMF in Debt Restructuring, the Resurgence of Austerity, and the Urgency of Fiscal Justice – Bhumika Muchhala
Originally From : http://ssalanka.org/imf-debt-restructuring-resurgence-austerity-urgency-fiscal-justice-bhumika-muchhala/ As Sri Lanka officially defaults on its sovereign debt repayments, and enters negotiations with the International Monetary Fund for access to loans in return for structural macro-economic change in response to the ongoing economic crisis, the Women and Media Collective, the Social Scientists’ Association, and the
By Pepe Escobar (Posted May 26, 2022) Originally published: The Cradle on May 24, 2022 (more by The Cradle) Three months after the start of Russia’s Operation Z in Ukraine, the battle of The West (12 percent) against The Rest (88 percent) keeps metastasizing. Yet the narrative–oddly–remains the same. On Monday, from Davos, World Economic Forum Executive Chairman
Originally From: https://www.currentaffairs.org/2022/05/tariq-ali-busts-the-myth-of-winston-churchill The leftist writer discusses his new book about Churchill, which aims to situate the mythologized leader in the context of empire, and to detail Churchill’s forgotten Imperial crimes. Current Affairsfiled 25 May 2022 in INTERVIEWS Tariq Ali is a legendary writer, activist, and public intellectual. He is the
Originally From: https://thetricontinental.org/newsletterissue/culture/ Dear friends, Greetings from the desk of Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research. On 11 May 2022, an Israeli sniper fired at the head of the veteran Palestinian journalist Shireen Abu Aqleh as she reported on an Israeli military raid on a refugee settlement in Jenin (part of the Occupied Palestine