From 1917 on, communism has come a long way. But to observe that it is obsolete is not to argue that it never travelled well.
Few talk of the greatness of ideas that sprung in the beginning of the revolution – pluralism in literature, poetry, linguistics, mathematics – that is sheer genius.
Even as Lenin staunchly opposed Russian imperialism, his successor Stalin remained its strong advocate.
To learn from October is to learn from and about its defeat, about why a truly workers’ state never emerged and developed in the years when it should have, and what went wrong to preempt that from happening.
Most Russians are simply indifferent to the 1917 revolution as a topic of interest and as a political event worthy of commemoration.
While the decline of the Left in India continues, there is not enough debate on how the movement can renovate itself
The party’s recent decision to expel popular women’s leader Jagmati Sangwan highlights the increasing gap between its ideological standpoints and political practice.
Surely the voice of true nationalism deserves to be heard in the real corridors of power and not on Twitter
It is our lack of knowledge about Shakespeare’s heart that makes him incomparably enigmatic, more so than any other playwright or poet in history.