Mainstream, June 18 & June 25, 2022

Letter to the Readers, Mainstream, June 18, June 25, 2022


Now Is The Time To Say Goodbye | T J S George


Jammu and Kashmir: ‘Muscular Policy’ or Policy Paralysis | M A Sofi


Naga National Assembly: Foreboding of a cold Peace | Kumar Sanjay Singh


A Spark May Lead to Fire: Could India go the Sri Lanka way? | Radhakanta Barik


Urgency to Undo Bulldozer Injustice | Faraz Ahmad


Siddaramaiah’s Brand of Politics in Karnataka | P S Jayaramu


BJP’s “Image” & Nupur Sharma’s Comments! | Nilofar Suhrawardy


A Well-Deserved Recognition for India’s ASHAs | J Chathukulam, M Joseph


if The Shudras Do Not Rebel, Hindu Rastra Will Form] | Kancha Ilaiah Shepherd


GST Council – Don’t throw the baby out with the bath water | Sarma & Sunder


India Must Ratify the Amendment to Basel Convention | Gopal Krishna




Support free speech; condemn hate speech, death threats | IMSD, June 13, 2022


United Christian Forum Alarmed at the Rise in Violence Against Churches


No Democracy Without Free Speech Former State Officials


Review: From Harsh Childhood to Top Politicians | M.R. Narayan Swamy


Book Excerpt: Kalapani Crossings | Bharadwaj & Misrahi-Barak

Russian Civilisationism as Alibi in the War on Ukraine | Musaib Rasool


On the Dispute between China and Taiwan | Sheel Bhadra Kumar


Gramsci’s Political Imagination | Arup Kumar Sen


Inside a reintegration camp for Colombia’s ex-guerrilla fighters | Gomez & Hart


Photo of Artists Ram Kumar, MF Husain, Tyeb Mehta & his wife Sakina Mehta


1898 Botanical Illustration: Spring Flowers by Adolphe Philippe Millot\


Music: Mandingo Ambassadors N’Diagno | Tougna (2012)


Editor’s Picks:


Police Linked to Hacking Campaign to Frame Indian Activists by Andy Greenberg


The farm laws struggle 2020–2021: class-caste alliances and bypassed agrarian transition in neoliberal India by Jens Lerche

Avoiding ocean mass extinction from climate warming by Justin L. Penn and Curtis Deutsch