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The Rising Tide of Domestic Violence Against Women

The free-market has failed to cater to the basic needs of women and now with the rise of right-wing authoritarianism they are being condemned to even greater oppression. ndia — a land of cultures that date back millennium, where women

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Hands off Indian Railways: Stop Privatisation

All the arguments in favour of the privatisation of Indian railways and in fact, of any privatisation world-wide, are nothing but lies, with the main incentive being to line the pockets of the rich elite. Privatisation should be stopped. India’s

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Working People Face Catastrophe

India is caught in a perfect storm of crisis, facing its worst public health catastrophe since independence, an unprecedented economic downturn, and the most serious conflict with neighboring China in more than fifty years. India confirmed its first Covid-19 case

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How would a planned economy work?

This article is based on an introductory speech given to a commission on ‘Marxist economics — How would a planned economy work?’ at ISA’s Virtual Marxist University in July 2020.  The discussion about how a planned economy would work is a crucial

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Contradictions Confirm Need for Socialist Change

India is a testing area for a rightwing nationalist government under the BJP’s Narendra Modi ⬤ Its failure to bring social progress or even contain the Covid-19 crisis, in the context of rising global tensions, strengthens all pre-existing contradictions. India

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Indian and Chinese Soldiers Die for the Economic and Geopolitical Interests of Their Ruling Classes

The military conflict in the Himalayan region of Ladakh, on the border between China and India has again escalated as the two countries fight for markets. Sonja Grusch, Sozialistische LinksPartei (ISA in Austria) On June 15, 20 Indian soldiers and possibly a

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“Social Distancing is a Privilege”

On the 25 March 2020, Prime Minister Narendra Modi called for a 21 day lockdown in India, leaving the nation of 1.3 billion people approximately four hours to prepare for it. This announcement resulted in the country queuing up to

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Deadly Nationalist Violence

Escalate the movement against communalist citizenship legislation! United resistance must be organised and extended! Orchestrated violence in Delhi left at least 50 dead and hundreds injured. The violence came after calls from BJP politicians to stop the ongoing protest against

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Seattle Condemns Modi’s Racist Citizenship Laws

Socialist Alternative (USA) Councilmember, Kshama Sawant, secures historic resolution passed by Seattle City Council ⬤ International Pressure Needed to Combat Rise of BJP and Far Right On February 3, hundreds of members of Seattle’s South Asian community packed City Hall

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Massive Protest Against Communal Division & General Strike

Unions organize general strike against Modi government and its anti-social policies and agenda of communal “divide and rule” India’s prime minister, Narendra Modi has gone one step further in strengthening his Hindu nationalist regime. In August 2019, he moved to

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