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Kurdish nationalism will shape the region's future
Al Jazeera

Kurdish nationalism will shape the region's future

"Nationalism will not be as potent a force in 21st century politics as it was in the 20th," declared Eric Hobsbawm, the late Marxist British historian. Time and circumstances have proven that this was a bold statement not supported by developments ... Yahoo! Maktoob News, 1 month ago

New stringent immigration laws will hurt Britain's economy

The article below represents a preview only and is not meant for reuse or republishing. India, July 17 -- Eric Hobsbawm, the legendary historian, made several insightful comments in Cambridge in October 2010 during one of his last appearances ...
 HT Syndication1 month ago A self-goal on immigration  HT Syndication1 month ago
Daily Dispatch

Tackle our giants head on

No single concept has shaped the modern world quite like race or, more directly, colonial racism.Francisco Lopez de Gomara described Columbus discovery of the Americas as the greatest event since the creation of the world (excluding the incarnation ...
 Daily Dispatch2 weeks ago

Weaves of history

When history is sought to be confused with mythology and modernity is peddled as the fountainhead of civilisation and development, this book is a must-read. In one of his brief dispatches about British Rule in India, Karl Marx spoke of the ...
 The Hindu1 month ago

Abdul Mahmud: Barking Up The Wrong Tree El Rufai's Campaign Against Beggars

by Abdul Mahmud Well you see nowadays people who live a long way away in Europe and the United States of America white people especially are beginning to take an interest in the beauty of our country These people are called tourists You know in ...
 Uncova1 month ago

Social Democrats will struggle to bring supporters on board

Three respected political figures have combined to form Ireland's first Social Democratic party but Kyran Fitzgerald wonders if they have a future. These are strange times. A former employee of high powered consultants McKinsey joins forces with a ...
 Irish Examiner1 month ago

I haven't tried to merge the two identities in my poetry consciously

Barring Arun Sarkar, well-known poets of the 40s — Subhas Mukhopadhyay and Birendra Chattopadhyay in particular — wrote poetry which carried a strong socio-political accent. But you, Alokeranjan Dasgupta and Sakti Chattopadhyay (poets of the ...
 Times of India1 month ago

Booked: On Their Way to Freedom

An illustration from William Still's The Underground Railroad (1872) Podcast: Download Booked isa monthlyseries of Q&As with authors by contributing editor Timothy Shenk. At our first event for Solidarity Subscribers in May, Tim spoke with Eric ...
 Dissent Magazine1 month ago

The U.S., Israel and "Anti-Semitic" Iran (Part 4): The Role of World's Jewish Intellectuals in Building the Iranian Society

The Constitution of the Islamic Republic and the Iranian Jews Article 3 of the Constitution of the Islamic Republic states"negation of all forms of oppression, both the infliction of and the submission to it, and of dominance, both its imposition ...
 Huffington Post1 month ago

It's raining books

From Amitav Ghosh to Anuja Chauhan, the writers reveal their favourite reads. Illustration by Saurabh Singh AMITAV GHOSH As a child I loved the stories of the Bengali writer Sharadindu Bandopadhyay, whose most enduring creation perhaps ...
 India Today1 month ago
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