The word emancipation demands an overcoming. Overcoming every obstacle, and hindrance, in the way of human flourishing. One major impediment that stultifies this flourishing, and…View More ‘Liberal Thought’ and Social Emancipation
As the teacher in her commanding voice doled out pieces of historical chronology, we drowsed in our chairs with an overdose of information. It was…View More History, or Histories?
The British were in the habit of codifying and classifying everything they came across. Their bureaucracy did the same when it came to the vernacular…View More Enough with numbers!
Theatres have a mechanism of putting the spotlight on a particular person or persons. The intended purpose of this technical act is to concentrate the…View More Invisibility of Labour
‘It is usual to talk of a new government ‘taking power’ after an election. It is more accurate to say that it ‘takes office’. For…View More Deep-seated problems, superficial solutions!
Only the dead have seen the end of war. –George Santayana As Russian forces pound Ukraine into submission, one remembers this oft-quoted aphorism, from one…View More Ukraine crisis and the revival of NAM
Condoleezza Rice, the then US Secretary of State, speaking in Cairo, once said, “For 60 years, my country, the United States, pursued stability at the…View More The Political Paradoxes
In 1847, two organizations merged: The League of the Just and the Communist Correspondence Committee – Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels were asked to draft…View More For ‘the dignity and worth of the human person’
Eric Arthur Blair, famously known by his pen name – George Orwell; lived in a quintessential age of politics – the dawn of Communism, the…View More Why Orwell Matters