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Category: Socialism

Alliance & Adversaries

Three days before the Russian invasion of Ukraine that began on February 24, 2022, President Vladimir Putin reportedly said: “Ukraine is not a real country.” According to the Russian President, […]

The Collapse

Shankar Das had returned to India in 1983, after spending more than 13 years in the erstwhile Soviet Union, where he earned a Doctoral Degree in Chemistry. Upon his arrival […]

The Nostalgic Golden Age

dedicated to my respected teachers, Dr Arunabha Ghosh, the former Head of the Department of Political Science, Rabindra Bharati University, Kolkata, and Dr Kunal Roy Chowdhury… It is known that […]

The 30th Anniversary Of The End

dedicated to my respected teacher, Dr S Datta Gupta, the (Retired) Surendra Nath Banerjee Chair of Political Science of University of Calcutta, and one of the most distinguished scholars of […]

On Geopolitical Developments In Eurasia

Belarus, Ukraine, the Caucasus, and Kazakhstan are going through crises, restructuring the regional geopolitics. In an article published in The Indian Express daily on January 11, 2022, the visiting Professor […]

Dismantled & Disbanded!

The famous sculpture, called the Pillar of Shame, was there in the campus of the University of Hong Kong for more than two decades. The 26ft-tall sculpture made of bronze, […]

A Somewhat Different ‘Past’

Russian President Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin recently said that he used to drive a taxi to supplement his income, following the fall of the Soviet Union. In upcoming documentary film, dubbed […]

She Questioned Everything

Communism, it seems, has become irrelevant in Indian Politics in the last decade mainly because of activities of the Communist Parties, who have committed a number of mistakes (since the […]

Preferring A Genuine Autonomy

China recently hinted that it was ready to meet the Dalai Lama; however, the Tibetan spiritual leader has made it clear that he is not interested in meeting the Chinese […]