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Cover Feature : “We are All Chavez”

“Chavez did not die, he multiplied!” “We are all Chavez!” “The struggle continues!” – chanted the huge red tide, overflowing with love and commitment, which flooded the streets of Caracas. Fittingly for a man who at times sang and danced on

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Workers are under attack in the entire Delhi-NCR region

In the Delhi-NCR region, there are multiple instances of workers’ struggles for basic rights, facing victimisation and repression. The Maruti workers’ struggle continues: as in NOIDA, not oly the Maruti workers, but workers in the entire Gurgaon Manesar region are

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Repression on Workers Continues in NOIDA

“We might as well commit suicide – we cannot be assured of a daily meal since my husband was jailed” – Shakeel’s wife says in a distressed phone call to CPI(ML) activists in Delhi. She and her children have been

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Working Class Struggles: Defying Assassination and Repression

May Day commemorates the historic struggles for workers’ rights and the legacy of the Haymarket Martyrs of 1886. In May 2013, the legacy of the Haymarket Martyrs continues to be most relevant and alive with meaning – as India’s workers fight courageous

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On Cover : Crony Capital Fixes Cricket, the Celebrated Game of ‘Glorious Uncertainty’

IPL cricket is in the eye of a match-fixing scandal. The teams now have more than 11 players – big money and bookies have become the invisible players who rule the game. This degeneration of cricket is inextricable from the rise of

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On Cover : AICCTU Delegate at ILC Confronted PM Demands Release of Noida, Maruti Workers and Arrest of Gangaram Koal’s Killers

AICCTU leader Comrade Subhas Sen confronted the Prime Minister and Labour Minister at the latest session of the Indian Law Conference, demanding answers on the arrest and jailing of Maruti and NOIDA workers, and the heinous assassination of tea garden

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WOMEN’s MOVEMENT : Capitalism, Sexual Violence, and Sexism

Sexual violence cannot be attributed simply to some men behaving in ‘anti-social’ or ‘inhuman’ ways: it has everything to do with the way society is structured: i.e., the way in which our society organizes production and accordingly structures social

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After Karnataka, the BJP/NDA Must Be Made to Bite the Dust in Bihar

The results of Karnataka Assembly elections have given a big jolt to the BJP’s dream of emerging as the unstoppable national alternative to the Congress. At a time when the Congress is battling an enormous crisis of credibility, it

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ANALYSIS # The Emerging Japan-India Relationship:

(This article is reproduced from the Asia-Pacific Journal, Vol 11, Issue 22, No. 1, June 2, 2013. The emerging India-Japan relationship has been met with extreme reactions – from enthusiasm and protests in India and Japan, to concern in China. This new “strategic partnership,” and particularly

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Cover Feature : A Report From the Ground

[Indresh Maikhuri is a member of the CPI(ML)’s Uttarakhand State Committee, and is organising people’s relief efforts in the Garhwal mandal of the State. This is a report sent by him soon after arriving at the disaster

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Cover Feature : The Unfolding Disaster

[Purushottam Sharma is a member of the Uttarakhand State Committee of CPI(ML)] The entire picture of the devastating disaster in Uttarakhand has not yet unfolded. The reports and details so far coming out are related to the Chardham pilgrim

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Cover Feature : Uttarakhand’s Himalayan Tragedy: Suffering for the Crimes of the Ruling Class ‘Development’ Paradigm

“Let us not, however, flatter ourselves overmuch on account of our human victories over nature. For each such victory nature takes its revenge on us. Each victory, it is true, in the first place brings about the results we expected,

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