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How Cities Can Beat Wall Street—And Why They Must

In August 2014, the Los Angeles City Council debated whether to call for the renegotiation of the city’s financial deals. A report by the labor-community...   [ continue reading...]



Tens of Thousands Rally to Help Two Women Who Were Sentenced to Gang Rape by Corrupt Government

An unelected all-male council from a village in India’s Baghpat district handed down the ruling. (RT) – Over 60,000 people signed an Amnesty Inte...   [ continue reading...]



Muzaffarnagar Baaqi Hai | “Settling” forest rights in “campaign mode” | For Pakistani Hindus in India, hopes start to sour

In this edition we look at a powerful documentary on the Muzaffarnagar communal riots that shook the nation in September 2013, the plight of Pakistani Hindus re...   [ continue reading...]



Brazil´s Worker´s Party narrative: lost in the neoliberal labyrinth

Since 2014, Dilma Roussef’s government has adopted a strategy of polarisation between “left” and “right”. Nevertheless, there is a huge gap between th...   [ continue reading...]



Ten Policy Solutions Suggested by Black Lives Matter Activists

Like most activist movements, Black Lives Matter has faced a barrage of criticism for not clearly articulating its goals. In her meeting with some of...   [ continue reading...]



Why do these ghastly stories rarely make news headlines?

Crime and atrocities against Dalits is on rise, while support and justice in these cases are long delayed and the coverage of these crimes is inept, biased or v...   [ continue reading...]



Early marriage and the limits of freedom

The framing of early marriage as slavery prevents us from understanding its actual causes and effects. Mass marriage ceremony in Madhya P...   [ continue reading...]



Public Secrets Now Proven – Ranveer Sena Terrorists Caught on Camera by Cobrapost: Kavita Krishnan

Guest Post by Kavita Krishnan The ‘Operation Black Rain’ film released by the web portal Cobrapost, based on secretly filmed boasts of the Ranveer Sena terr...   [ continue reading...]



India’s environmental flashpoints

Economic progress is clashing with environmental rights in India, and proposed legal forms are shrinking democratic spaces—increasing the likelihood of violen...   [ continue reading...]



Report of NCDHR fact-finding on expulsion of SC/ST/OBC students from IIT-Roorkee

A preliminary report on the fact finding conducted by National Campaign on Dalit Human Rights on the mass expulsions of SC/ST/OBC students from IIT, Roorkee   [ continue reading...]



Naomi Klein: Obama Is Beginning to Sound Like a Climate Leader; When Will He Act Like One?

As scientists warn 2015 is on pace to become the Earth's hottest year on record, President Obama has unveiled his long-awaited plan to slash carbon emissions fr...   [ continue reading...]



India hangs another despite pleas from eminent people

Possible innocence, the fact that guilt was never proven beyond reasonable doubt and that many impoverished accused are poorly represented - just a few of the r...   [ continue reading...]



India: PUDR Statement on arrests and harassment of activists protesting against Kanhar Dam Project

Since 25 July 2015, hundreds of dalits and adivasis have started an indefinite dharna in Robertsgunj Tehsil, Sonebhadr, Uttar Pradesh till those members of the...   [ continue reading...]



The idea of India

This is a concept that operates not by concealing the actual conditions, but by creating its own 'reality': the reality of communalism as a deviation from secul...   [ continue reading...]



Is Scott Walker Less of an Extremist Than Donald Trump?

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker speaks with voters at Joey's Diner in Amherst, New Hampshire, July 16, 2015. (Photo: Andrew Cline / This story co...   [ continue reading...]



Shame on Eric Holder, Wall Street's Attorney General

Eric Holder is returning to his cushy job at Covington & Burling where he reportedly pulled in $2.5 million the last year he was there. Holder didn't think...   [ continue reading...]



Improving family income does not ensure women’s economic empowerment

Increasing family income does not necessarily increase women’s empowerment. A multi-sector multi-pronged approach is necessary. A contribution to the openGlob...   [ continue reading...]



Fighting for Inclusion As a Way of Reclaiming Humanity

“When I talk about Dalits, am I not talking about humanity?” With these words Gopal Guru, a professor of political science at  Jawaharlal Nehru Uni...   [ continue reading...]



Can we really eliminate FGM in Egypt by 2030?

Without a full exploration of the relationship between sexual norms and FGM in Egypt, it will be difficult—if not impossible—to eliminate the practice. &nbs...   [ continue reading...]



India: Harassment and victimization of Teesta and Javed by the CBI condemned - Statement by Citizens For Democracy

Citizens For Democracy strongly deplores the vicious persecution and harassment of leading human rights activists Teesta Setalvad and Javed Anand by the CBI a...   [ continue reading...]

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