By PETER KAGWANJA More by this Author It is the British historian, Eric Hobsbawm, who described the 20th century as the age of extremes (1995). Professor Hobsbawm was referring to the three World Wars of the 20th century: the First (1914-1918); ... Daily Nation, 2 weeks ago
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Nationality answers two basic questions that every individual, at some point, would have asked herself. Who am I? Where do I belong? In a preface to this pocket-sized book, a writer identified only by his initials argues that nationalism may be ...Hindu Business Line, 1 day ago
This article first appeared in Forum, The Edge Malaysia Weekly, on December 5 - 11, 2016. Global income inequality among different regions began to increase about five centuries ago, before accelerating about two centuries ago, according to the ...Edge Markets, 3 days ago Inequality and its discontents Iran Daily, 2 weeks ago Changing Determinants of Global Income Inequality Inter Press Service, 4 weeks ago
Marlen V. Ronquillo THE Zaide style of writing history, mechanical and without gems of illuminating facts about epic events in our nation's life, has been the standard approach to the all-too-critical task of writing our history books. Agoncillo's ...Manila Times, 3 days ago
This is the end, my only friend, the end/Of our elaborate plans, the end/Of everything that stands, the end/No safety or surprise, the end. —Jim Morrison, The Doors The ascension of Donald Trump to the imperial presidency marks the nadir of ...CounterPunch, 5 days ago
Sociologist-turned-historian Ramachandra Guha, who earned great reputation as one of the finest interpreters of contemporary Indian history with his book, India after Gandhi (2007), further enhances his credentials as a compelling intellectual ...Deccan Herald, 6 days ago
Where do we still see the public intellectual perform? Social media is inadequate to enjoy them. Long live the lit fest I like literature festivals only because I get to watch intellectual battles. As performance, on a podium. The networking, the ...Livemint.com, 1 week ago
By David Tuckwell on 1st December 2016 Historians have long argued that egalitarianism is a part of Australian life. In his seminal book, The Age of Capital, the historian Eric Hobsbawm described Australia as a paradise of labour. His view ...AltFi, 1 week ago
The story of modern human history has been the dispossession of working people and the concentration of wealth in fewer hands, now transformed into a system of cradle-to-grave debt, writes Nicolas J S Davies. By Nicolas J S Davies After ...Consortium News, 1 week ago
00:24 IST Share Article 000K 000K PRINT A A A Srinivasan Ramani November 27, 2016 00:15 IST Updated: November 27, 2016 00:24 IST more-in One book or film is not enough to understand the iconic status of the Cuban revolutionary ...The Hindu, 1 week ago
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