Encouraged by the spontaneous outpouring of sympathy and resolve across the country after Gauri Lankesh’s murder, I began to ferret out my last year’s notebook. The thousands who came out in marches need a regular formation to lean against – a non-doctrinaire Left. Are such movements stirring globally? I fell back on my coverage of events, including elections in the US, Spain, France, the UK and the mayhem in virtually every West Asian country.Read More Needed a non-doctrinaire Left to carry Gauri Lankesh’s vision
The global establishment is on sixes and sevens on which way the cookie might crumble in France.Read More Is global establishment in for surprise in France too?
Signs of a year of revolutions in Europe are deepening every passing day. The response of the reactionary elites may just strengthen the revolt of the masses.Read More The ‘Spring of Nations’ Redux – Lessons from 1848 for the future of Europe after Brexit