This article explores the beginnings and similarities of the UK, Libyan, Tunisian and Egyptian popular protests and occupations.
Histories of the Present
Claudia Baldoli looks at the parallels between the downfalls of the two most high profile Italian political leaders of the last century.
The shared experiences of people born to refugee parents from Nazism, the ‘second generation’, as seen through a series of interviews by the author, Merilyn Moos, with children of parents who fled from Germany, Austria, Hungary, Czechoslovakia, and Poland.
The article gives a brief history of Kennington Common, South London, and its enclosure, before tracing some parallels between reasons for its enclosure and anti-Occupy rhetoric.
Editor’s blog about memories of deaths associated with massive construction projects and structures
India’s hugely influential progressive writers’ movement dates its inception to a meeting in the basement of the Nanking restaurant in Denmark Street – even then London’s ‘Tin Pan Alley’ – in 1934. Sajjad Zaheer was among those present. He was a student from an elite Muslim family in Lucknow, who […]
Ashutosh Varshney, a political scientist who divides his time between the United States and India, reflects here on the implications of the new anti-corruption movement in India, in an article first published in the Indian Express newspaper and reposted here with his and the Express’s permission.