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We Are Fine in Gaza. How Are You?

by Magid Shihade

In celebrating the 85th anniversary of the Communist Party in Syria and Lebanon, the Palestinian singer and writer—Khaled El-Hibr sang these words: We are fine in Gaza How about you? W...


The New Obama Doctrine: From Gaza to Goma

by Vijay Prashad

The Israeli assault on Gaza continues. The death toll rises over 100, infrastructure is destroyed, and the UN relief agencies are at wit’s end. A desperate tone has entered the dispatches from t...


Going from Pillar to truce

by Vijay Prashad

After bombing Gaza, Israel is more isolated, Hamas has emerged stronger and Egypt, which helped broker a ceasefire between the two, has returned as a major regional actor   On the eighth ...


Love in Capitalism

by Stephanie Bailey

Love in Capitalism You’re all in – but you have nothing to give.   You like it that way, though, Maybe.   And it works for a while: On credit.   When the markets a...


Frantz Fanon: The Philosophical Revolutionary


  THE current year, 2012, marks the 50th anniversary of the death of Frantz Fanon, one of the indispensable figures of the 20th century and a man of exemplary commitments to revolutionary action...


Politics of the Oppressed in Pakistan

by Asad Farooq

    The formation of the Anjuman-e-Mazareen-e-Punjab (Association of Punjab’s Tenants) in Pakistan signaled the re-carving of political space by Punjab’s peasants.  Th...


A flawed project

by Vijay Prashad

yun bhai Nihala, Azaadi tu hai dekhi. Na bhai Prava, ne kha de ne vekhi. Main Jaggu ti sunni assi Ambala ti aaye si. Listen Brother Nihal, have you seen Freedom? No Brother Prava, I haven’t seen...


On People’s Law Tribunals (saths) and Water Struggles in South Punjab

by Asad Farooq

Asad Farooq (Law Department, LUMS) interviewed by Qalandar Bux Memon on community struggles in Southern Punjab.    QM: A set of movements you have been involved with in Punjab is the sa...


A New Humanism

by Qalandar Bux Memon

What motivates the desire for Third World solidarity is the shared history of oppression by a common oppressor. In 2009, a few academics, supported by long standing left-wing activists, founded Pa...


On The Struggle of Farmer of Dera Sehgal

by Rafia Asim

The road which leads to Dera Sehgal offers a stark contrast between its broken muddy self and the Grand Trunk road which runs perpendicular to it. Barely an hour away from Lahore lies a site of res...

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