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Bernie Sanders to Launch International Progressive Front Against the Far-Right

Bernie Sanders to Launch International Progressive Front Against the Far-Right United States Left-leaning politician Bernie Sanders, and former Greek finance minister, Yanis Varoufakis have announced the formation of an international progressive movement. The initiative, announced in October, is set to combat the rise of an “authoritarian axis” and “The Movement,” a far-right nationalist front with…

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Why are Thousands of Hondurans Walking Towards the US Border?

Why are Thousands of Hondurans Walking Towards the US Border? For the thousands of Hondurans who are part of a migrant caravan proceeding towards the United States, the recent comments by US president Donald Trump were yet another instance of the persecution they have faced while trying to escape horrible living conditions. On Monday, Trump…

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India’s Private Banks and Private Investors: False Theory, Dangerous Consequences

India’s Private Banks and Private Investors: False Theory, Dangerous Consequences India’s private sector banks were held up for years as the standard of efficency and corporate governance to which public sector banks should aspire. But now it emerges that private bank after private bank has in fact been harbouring bad debts, fudged accounts, engaged in…

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Ambedkar and Capitalism

Ambedkar and Capitalism Prof Anand Teltumbde’s two-part article, “Babasaheb Ambedkar and Neo-Liberal Economic Reforms” that appeared in the September 30 and October 7 issues of Janata were a necessary rebuttal to those who are fraudulently using Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar’s name and aura to promote an economic model which he despised. I would like to give…

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There is Still Time for an Ecological Revolution to Prevent Hothouse Earth

There is Still Time for an Ecological Revolution to Prevent Hothouse Earth John Bellamy Foster, editor of the Socialist Journal Monthly Review published from New York,  interviewed by Fiona Ferguson, a Belfast-based activist. The interview below is posted on the Irish socialist website REBEL. Q: Recent record high temperatures might suggest the development towards climate…