For most people today, socialism is associated with a secular or atheistic worldview. Since the October Revolution of 1917, most socialist regimes have built on Marxist doctrines, and taken clear anti-religious stances. From another perspective, however, secular or anti-religious socialism is exceptional, and religious socialism common. The vast majority ofRead More →

Sitting in his far-out village in Virudhunagar district, Tamil Nadu, Melanmai Ponnusamy, the highly-regarded writer who passed away on October 30, was signalling the present crisis in agriculture way back in 1993 The world was his village. My first glimpse of the fifth standard dropout turned great literary figure wasRead More →