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Think Now | Eric J Hobsbawm

The test of a progressive policy is not private but public, not just rising income and consumption for individuals, but widening the opportunities and what Amartya Sen calls the capabilities' of all through collective action. But that means, it must ... New Delhi Pioneer, 2 weeks ago

Imagination and Indoctrination: MI5 and Blue Peter

Let's reclaim spaces to imagine a better world and fight against the indoctrination that we need a surveillance state to curtail our freedoms. The Spies: a fictional organization in George Orwell's novel 1984 responsible for (among other things) ...
 ZNet3 days ago

Erdogan's makeover isn't funny

To carry his reconstruction of the nation to whatever endpoint he has in view, the president believes he needs all the available levers of power The recent photograph of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, descending the staircase of his new palace, ...
 Gulf News3 days ago
Bloomberg View

Erdogan's Reinvention of Turkey Isn't Funny

The recent photograph of Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan descending the staircase of his new palace between rows of soldiers in Ottoman armor has been met with widespread derision, but it's part of a broad and deadly serious attempt to reinvent ...
 Bloomberg View5 days ago
University of Birmingham

30 Years since Staying Power: the history of black people in Britain

In December the University of Sussex hosted a workshop to mark thirty years since the publication of Peter Fryer's landmark book Staying Power: The History of Black People in Britain. Staying Power is recognised as one of the definitive pieces of ...
 University of Birmingham1 week ago
British National Party

David Cameron to Honour Gulag Day

By Jean de Valette David Cameron is to commemorate the 20th Century's Most Murderous, Evil Ideology on 27th January We must never forget the darkest chapter of human history, he said, as plans were revealed of his private visits to the places ...
 British National Party2 weeks ago
The Zimbabwean

Terence Ranger, historian of Zimbabwe, dies

Over the weekend, we learned the sad news that Terence Ranger, the well-known historian of Zimbabwe, had died at his home in Oxford aged 85. For those of us who have worked in Zimbabwe for many years, his work has always been an inspiration. The ...
 The Zimbabwean3 weeks ago Renowned historian Terence Ranger dies  Bulawayo24 News3 weeks ago

The People's Flag is Palest Pink

, at the age of eighty-seven. Her enemies, from the Irish republicans who blew up her hotel bathroom to the rock stars who sang about Margaret on the Guillotine and The Day That Thatcher Dies, could celebrate at last. But the legacy of her eleven ...
 Dissent Magazine3 weeks ago

Requiem for the Party

9:57 pm by The Dream may be in history's dustbin, but Communism still potent tool for conspiracy Dissolution of the USSR Close to a quarter century since the red flag was lowered from the Kremlin for the last timeā€”on Christmas Day of ...
 Manila Times3 weeks ago

Why the idea of India as a civilisational state will simply not fly

By Jaideep A Prabhu There has always seemed to be some resentment among the non-Anglicised nationalists of India at the usage of Western terminology to describe India and her history. Western vocabulary is particular to the European historical ...
 Firstpost.com1 month ago
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