Tag: India

Editorial, Arena no. 6: Borders and Grounded Community

…there is the absolute obligation to our citizens that there is somewhere on earth whose care for them is absolute.

The Conviction of Protest: Sedition and the Farmers Protest

Both sedition, the charge of publicly expressing disagreement with or hatred for the king, and its twin, loyalty or love for the state, belong to a political space predicated on the king’s exclusive embodiment of sovereignty and hence on the violent suppression of disagreement.

Indian Farmers Resist Neoliberalism

It is noteworthy that, while farmers have built solidarity across states, between different classes of rural society, and between different castes and communities, the ruling party and its machinery have been working overtime to create divisions between organisations and communities, and accusing the movement of infiltration by separatists and terrorists.

Where the Mind Is Without Fear…

Universities in India are a microcosm of wider social desires and domains. What we are seeing playing out in universities are the fear and competitive hatred seen throughout Indian society under its present leadership.

Reorienting the Postcolonial Symposium: Sunday 10 July to Wednesday 13 July at the Institute of Postcolonial Studies, Melbourne

Event

July 10, 2016 @ 8:00 am - July 13, 2016 @ 5:00 pm
Institute of Postcolonial Studies, North Melbourne, 3051
‘A series of discussions with local and international speakers on ‘postcolonialism applied’: action-oriented and grounded in its practices—from the word to the world, from past to present, from exceptional moments to the everyday.’

Surrogacy Is to Prostitution … by Grazyna Zajdow

When the desire for children makes the exploitation of women OK

Communism in India

Ideologies of resistance retain strong appeal in a neo-liberalising India

Learning from the Environmentalism of the Poor

Sunita Narain argues for a more logical and democratic answer to the world’s environmental problems.