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The Duran - 2020-09-30 - Original post - cached version

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Trump Campaign Releases “17 Questions Joe Biden Must Answer In The Debate”

https://www.zerohedge.com/political/trump-campaign-releases-17-questions-joe-biden-must-answer-debate

The Duran - 2020-09-28 - Original post - cached version

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Trump Again Calls For Pre-Debate ‘Drug Test’ Of “Sleepy Joe”

https://www.zerohedge.com/political/trump-again-calls-pre-debate-drug-test-sleepy-joe-ensure-no-cheating

Kafila - 2020-09-27 - Original post - cached version

Finally. Decades have passed in which we slumbered on eased by the magic mantra that women’s empowerment will emerge like a butterfly from the cocoon of women’s self-help groups, whispered in our ears by the state in Kerala. In the meantime, what we saw was often the opposite. Indeed, the more...

Kafila - 2020-09-24 - Original post - cached version

    Many words are walked in the world. Many worlds are made. Many worlds make us. There are words and worlds that are lies and injustices. There are words and worlds that are truthful and true. In the world of the powerful there is room only for the big and their helpers. In the … Continue...

Kafila - 2020-09-16 - Original post - cached version

Democracy Dialogues Lecture Series Organised by New Socialist Initiative – 3 rd Lecture Topic: State of the Judiciary and Reforms RequiredSpeaker: Prashant Bhushan, eminent Supreme Court lawyer and civil rights activistDate and Time: Sunday, September 20, 2020 at 6 PM IST Zoom and Facebook Live...

Kafila - 2020-09-14 - Original post - cached version

Guest post by AEJAZ AHMAD and IRSHAD RASHID What does turning Hagia Sophia into a mosque mean for global political practice?  In an unusally brazen move Turkey’s top court recently ruled in favour of transforming Hagia Sophia, a museum of global tourist attraction, into a mosque. Originally a...

Kafila - 2020-09-14 - Original post - cached version

It is disheartening when the Constitution is not followed in letter and spirit, but the balm of monetary compensation will not fix the problem. Someone must have been telling lies about Joseph K, he knew he had done nothing wrong but one morning, he was arrested. These opening lines of Franz...

Kafila - 2020-09-12 - Original post - cached version

Guest post by RAJINDER CHAUDHARY राष्ट्रीय शिक्षा नीति 2020 के दो मुख्य भाग हैं, स्कूली शिक्षा और उच्च शिक्षा. हम इन दोनों क्षेत्रों का मूल्यांकन करेंगे. किसी भी नीति की तरह इस शिक्षा नीति में भी कुछ स्वागत योग्य कदम हैं, कुछ कमियाँ हैं, कुछ बातें छूट गई हैं और कुछ खतरनाक पहलू हैं. हम … Continue...

Kafila - 2020-09-10 - Original post - cached version

‘Secularism’ has now become a bad word and it is quite fashionable to attack, criticize and ridicule it. Just about anyone, regardless of whether s/he has spent even a minute thinking about it, can attack it. A television channel  recently even decided to have a vote on whether we should ‘have’...

Kafila - 2020-09-08 - Original post - cached version

This study of the National Education Policy 2020, apart from my own  analysis, draws on extensive commentary on the final document and its earlier drafts, by education policy experts and teachers, including my own union,  JNU Teachers’ Association, which undertook a detailed critique of the...

Kafila - 2020-08-27 - Original post - cached version

  A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step, goes an old Chinese saying.  In the present context, that single step – and an absolutely essential step – for reclaiming the soul of India, is the coimng together of the social movements, non-party groups and the political parties – and...

Kafila - 2020-08-23 - Original post - cached version

This post is jointly written by NIVEDITA MENON & ADITYA NIGAM Bloomsbury India has withdrawn the book Delhi Riots 2020 in the face of massive outrage at its publication. While we commend Bloomsbury’s decision to withdraw, we also note that its statement explaining this act ends with the the...

Kafila - 2020-08-23 - Original post - cached version

The bias that social media platforms such as Facebook display reflects their own world-view as much as it does the regimes they support. A few gave the appearance of being truly psychopathic individuals. The mass of others were ragged and illiterate peasants easily roused to hatred of the Tutsi...

Kafila - 2020-08-20 - Original post - cached version

Guest Post by PRATIKSHA BAXI In May 2020, the Ministry of Home Affairs constituted a Committee to recommend reforms in criminal laws in India with NLU Delhi.  The National Level Committee for Reforms in Criminal Laws (henceforth, the NLUD Committee) is to review and recommend changes to the...

Kafila - 2020-08-13 - Original post - cached version

This post should be read as a sequel to my earlier post of 16 July, which had discussed the discourse of “Hindu Unity” and questions  before the struggle against the Right. That post had ended with the claim that the struggle against the Hindu Right is not so much about what we understand as “...

Kafila - 2020-08-11 - Original post - cached version

[Democracy Dialogues Lecture Series ( Webinar) Organised by New Socialist Initiative] Date and Time: Sunday, August 16, 2020, at 6 PM IST (8.30 AM EST in the US)   Topic: The Structural Contradictions of Indian Democracy and the rise of the BJP Abstract: This talk explores the deep social...

Kafila - 2020-08-09 - Original post - cached version

अगर हम प्रोफेसरों के पदों की बात करें तो यूजीसी के मुताबिक अनुसूचित जाति से आने वाले प्रत्याशियों के लिए आरक्षित 82.82 फीसदी पद, अनुसूचित जनजाति तबके से आने वाले तबकों के लिए आरक्षित 93.98 फीसदी पद और अन्य पिछड़ी जातियों के लिए आरक्षित 99.95 फीसदी पद आज भी खाली पड़े हैं। असोसिएट प्रोफेसर के …...

Kafila - 2020-08-07 - Original post - cached version

A caste-based society will overcome legal codes that make equality the norm unless people actively bring change. Will we ever know the category-wise distribution of vice chancellors of the forty central universities located across the country? Thanks to the rules governing these universities,...

Kafila - 2020-08-05 - Original post - cached version

Banojyotsna Lahiri shared her translation of some excerpts from  a poem by Rabindranath Tagore, written 120 years ago, titled “Deeno Daan”. It is about a temple. Original Bangla below the translation. “There is no god in that temple”, said the Saint. The King was enraged; “No God? Oh Saint, aren...

Kafila - 2020-08-02 - Original post - cached version

यह मानने के पर्याप्त आधार हैं कि राम मंदिर के भूमि पूजन के लिए चुना गया यह समय एक छोटी रेखा के बगल में बड़ी रेखा खींचने की क़वायद है, ताकि नरेंद्र मोदी और उनकी सरकार की बढ़ती असफलताएं जैसे- कोविड कुप्रबंधन, बदहाल होती अर्थव्यवस्था और गलवान घाटी प्रसंग- इस परदे के पीछे चले जाएं. अयोध्या में …...

Kafila - 2020-08-01 - Original post - cached version

Guest post by ARVIND KUMAR अभय दुबे की पुस्तक हिन्दू एकता बनाम ज्ञान की राजनीति पर जारी बहस में एक योगदान। दि प्रिंट में 8 जुलाई 2020 को  योगेंद्र यादव का लेख ‘भारतीय सेक्युलरिज्म पर हिन्दी की यह किताब उदारवादियों की पोल खोल सकती थी मगर नज़रअंदाज़ कर दी गई है’, अभय दुबे की पुस्तक को केंद्र मे रखकर...

Kafila - 2020-07-30 - Original post - cached version

  Re-reading Antonio Gramsci lately, in preparation for a webinar organized by the Dean, School of Social Sciences, University of Hyderabad on “Gandhi, Ambedkar, Gramsci”, I was struck by an aspect of his thought that I had not really understood in all its dimensions earlier. This aspect is...

Kafila - 2020-07-25 - Original post - cached version

क्या कोई जानता है 21वीं सदी की शुरुआत में चकवारा के दलितों के एक अहम संघर्ष को? जयपुर से बमुश्किल पचास किलोमीटर दूर चकवारा के दलितों ने गांव के सार्वजनिक तालाब पर समान हक पाने के लिए इस संघर्ष को आगे बढ़ाया था। अठारह साल का वक्फा गुजर गया जब दलितों ने इस संघर्ष में … Continue reading आज़ाद...

Kafila - 2020-07-22 - Original post - cached version

The attitude of respect and reverence towards fellow men is yet to develop in India. Does anybody still remember the Dalits of Chakwara, a village around 50km from Jaipur in Rajasthan, who had launched a struggle to gain access to the pond in their village? It is more than 18 years since the...

Kafila - 2020-07-19 - Original post - cached version

John Lewis ( 21 February 1940 – 17 July 2020) Legendary Civil Rights leader John Lewis died on 17 th July 2020. An analyst wrote ”Lewis, a titan of the civil rights movement, died on Friday at the age of 80, severing a vital link with the generation that rose in the 60s to resist … Continue...

Kafila - 2020-07-17 - Original post - cached version

  (Webinar – Sunday, July 19, 5 pm) Shakespeare said, what is past is prologue. A simple-minded rationalist may be contented to assume that past is fixed as it has already gone into the making of the present. Nothing can be done to change it. The truth however is that past is being ‘remade’...

Kafila - 2020-07-16 - Original post - cached version

  In a recent book Hindu Ekta Banaam Gyan ki Rajneeti [Hindu Unity versus the Politics of Knowledge] (Vani 2019), my colleague and friend Abhay Kumar Dubey raises some extremely important issues that have now become central to the struggle for a more just and inclusive India. The book is in...

Kafila - 2020-07-16 - Original post - cached version

[Inaugural Lecture of ‘Democracy Dialogues’ Series ( Webinar) Organised by New Socialist Initiative, 12 th July 2020] Join us on facebook.com/newsocialistinitiative.nsi for further updates   ( Prof Suhas Palshikar, Chief Editor, Studies in Indian Politics and Co-director, Lokniti at the Centre...

Kafila - 2020-07-15 - Original post - cached version

How discrimination is integrated into the daily lives of the Indian diaspora still needs to be understood. What happens to caste when Indians migrate to Western countries? Do their feelings of being born superior or inferior, their belief in the purity-pollution ethic, just melt away? The “model...

Kafila - 2020-07-15 - Original post - cached version

भीमा कोरेगाँव मामले तथा अन्य सभी मामलों में विचाराधीन लेखकों-मानवाधिकारकर्मियों को रिहा करो ! (न्यू सोशलिस्ट इनिशिएटिव, जन संस्कृति मंच, दलित लेखक संघ, प्रगतिशील लेखक संघ, जनवादी लेखक संघ, जन नाट्य मंच, इप्टा, प्रतिरोध का सिनेमा और संगवारी की ओर से जारी साझा  बयान ) ( Photo Courtesy : New Indian...

Kafila - 2020-07-12 - Original post - cached version

भारतीयों के मन में व्याप्त दोहरापन यही है कि वह ऑस्ट्रेलिया में भारतीय छात्रों पर होने वाली ज़्यादतियों से उद्वेलित दिखते हैं, पर अपने यहां के संस्थानों में आए दिन दलित-आदिवासी या अल्पसंख्यक छात्रों के साथ होने वाली ज़्यादतियों को सहजबोध का हिस्सा मानकर चलते हैं. (फोटो: रॉयटर्स) ‘जाति समस्या-...

Kafila - 2020-07-10 - Original post - cached version

रणवीर सेना, जिस पर बहुत पहले पाबंदी लगायी जा चुकी है, नए सिरे से सुर्खियों में है। पिछले दिनों उसने अपने सोशल मीडिया पेज पर भीम आर्मी के बिहार प्रमुख गौरव सिराज और एक अन्य कार्यकर्ता वेद प्रकाश को खुलेआम धमकाया है। उसने अपने ‘सैनिकों’ को आदेश दिया है कि उन्हें ‘जिन्दा या मुर्दा’ गिरफ्तार करें।...

Kafila - 2020-07-09 - Original post - cached version

An unpredictable element has found a new lease of life thanks to the coming Assembly election. The outlawed Ranvir Sena—the private army of upper caste landlords of Bihar—is in the news again. It recently threatened the Bihar chief of the Bhim Army, Gaurav Siraj, and one of its activists, Ved...

Kafila - 2020-07-04 - Original post - cached version

मार्च महीने में इटली के मिलान में मालपेंसा एयरपोर्ट पर क्यूबाई डॉक्टर्स और स्वास्थ्यकर्मियों का दल. (फोटो: रॉयटर्स) हेनरी रीव, इस नाम से कितने लोग परिचित हैं? यह अलग बात है कि इस युवा की याद में बनी एक मेडिकल ब्रिगेड की दुनिया भर की सक्रियताओं से तो सभी परिचित हैं, जिसने कोविड महामारी के दिनों...

Kafila - 2020-07-02 - Original post - cached version

My earlier posts on the Kerala Left’s inability to forge an adequate and democratizing response to the ‘societal emergencies’ that have challenged Malayali society in the 21st century, and on the completely-unjustified attack on the body artist Rehana Fathima seem to have irritated, even angered...

Kafila - 2020-07-02 - Original post - cached version

  Let us call it ‘sudden death’ football style – even though, strictly speaking, there was no ‘tie’. Yet, even the highly frayed but continued existence of the earlier Nehruvian legacy (our version of the welfare state) had provided a kind of buffer that had kept in place an intricate balance...

Kafila - 2020-07-01 - Original post - cached version

अहमदाबाद के जमालपुर के पास स्थित वसन्त-रजब चौक कितने लोगों ने देखा है? देखा तो कइयों ने होगा, और आज की तारीख में उससे रोज गुजरते भी होंगे, मगर अंगुली पर गिनने लायक लोग मिलेंगे जिन्होंने चौराहे के इस नामकरण का इतिहास जानने की कोशिश की होगी। मुमकिन है गुजरने वाले अधिकतर ने आज के … Continue reading...

Kafila - 2020-06-30 - Original post - cached version

Guest Post by Aman Abhishek गुलफीशा फ़ातिमा, सफुरा जरगर, देवांगना कलिता और नताशा नरवाल दुनिया के जाने-माने प्रोफ़ेसर और पत्रकार डॉक्टर लेता होन्ग फ़िंचर अपनी किताब “बिट्रेइंग बिग ब्रदर: दी फेमनिस्ट अवेकनिंग इन चाइना” में लिखती हैं कि किस तरह चीनी सरकार के द्वारा मार्च 2015 में पांच कार्यकर्तायों...

Kafila - 2020-06-29 - Original post - cached version

I am making appeal here to all people who really care for children’s rights beyond the hypocrisies of the global child rights discourse. A controversy is raging in Kerala over a video of body art posted by the body-activist Rehana Fathima in which her two children paint an image of a phoenix on...

Kafila - 2020-06-27 - Original post - cached version

Before I start, a request:    Friends who are reading this, if you are close to Noam Chomsky, Amartya Sen, or Soumya Swaminathan, or the other left-liberals who appear in the Kerala government-sponsored talk series from outside Kerala, please do forward this to them? I hope to reach them.   The...

Kafila - 2020-06-26 - Original post - cached version

Even today the attempt is to whitewash Manusmriti, not shun it. But all is not lost as the ripples of Black Lives Matter have reached Indian shores. It was 1927, the second phase of the historic Mahad Satyagrah was on, and Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar led thousands of people in burning the Manusmriti,...

Kafila - 2020-06-18 - Original post - cached version

  In this year of COVID19, the organized ‘working class’ movement completes a hundred years of its history. It was on October 31 1920, that the All India Trade Union Congress (AITUC), the first central trade union organization, came into being. This might be a good occasion to take stock – to...

Kafila - 2020-06-17 - Original post - cached version

Darren Sammy has revealed he faced racism in India at a time when the world is battling racism. India needs to join this fight. Darren Sammy, the famous all-rounder from West Indies, is a legend. He has led his country team and is the only captain to have won two T20 World Cups, in 2012 …...

Kafila - 2020-06-16 - Original post - cached version

आज जब पूरे देश में धार्मिक स्थलों को खोला जा रहा है, तब बीते दिनों ‘सांप्रदायिक’ होने का इल्ज़ाम झेलने वाले केरल के मलप्पुरम ज़िले ने अपनी अलग राह चुनी है. कोरोना के बढ़ते मामलों के मद्देनज़र वहां की पांच हज़ार मस्जिदों को अनिश्चितकाल तक बंद रखने समेत कई धार्मिक स्थलों को न खोलने का फ़ैसला लिया गया है...

Kafila - 2020-06-14 - Original post - cached version

Guest post by JANAKI NAIR Maj General GD Bakshi (hereafter MGB) feels enough is enough. Having dealt with the Information Warfare and Psychological Operations in the Indian Army, he has now trained his guns on the internal enemy, abandoning the trenches of Jai Jawan for the far messier...

Kafila - 2020-06-11 - Original post - cached version

Ruins of old Jain Style Temple at Arimbra  Mallapuram, Kerala’s lone Muslim-majority district, made history recently. The 5,000 mosques in the district would remain closed indefinitely. Logic behind this decision is simple. As the state is witnessing spike in Coronavirus infection recently, it...

Kafila - 2020-06-09 - Original post - cached version

Perhaps celebrities know that talking about the plight of an animal—who died in a state not ruled by the ruling dispensation at the Centre—is a safe bet Migrants wait for a means of transport to travel to their native places during the fourth phase of the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, at...

Kafila - 2020-06-06 - Original post - cached version

It is inevitable that the virus will spread anywhere people gather in numbers. Representational Image India went for the world’s toughest lockdown in March, when just about 500 Covid-19 cases had been reported. And it has started withdrawing the lockdown when India has become the seventh-worst...

Kafila - 2020-06-05 - Original post - cached version

Guest post by MAYA JOHN Given the rampant social and economic inequalities in our society, education has been seen by majority of the common masses as a tool for moving up the social ladder. Their aspirations for higher segment jobs and status constitute the largest component of the growing...

Kafila - 2020-06-04 - Original post - cached version

  In an earlier post last month, I had discussed the global rise of the Right as related to the revolt of the ‘little man’ (a term I borrow from Wilhelm Reich) and his search for a ‘father-figure’ of authority. I had also argued in that post that the revolt of the little man in … Continue...

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