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Pakistan: Hollow mandates and futile marches

Written by Lal Khan Monday, 18 August 2014
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Imran Khan-WEF Jolanda Flubacher-thAs thousands reach Islamabad with high expectations of change, the masses at large are bewildered, indifferent and sceptical about all the streaks of the political elite. Speculations of deals brokered by the military chief, General Raheel Sharif, are rife. Pakistan is once again immersed in instability and turbulence.

 

Pakistan: The politics of deception

Written by Lal Khan Wednesday, 13 August 2014
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Imran Khan-WEF Jolanda Flubacher-thProtests called by the Movement for Justice, led by Imran Khan and the Sufi cleric Tahirul Qadri under the banner of anti-corruption, demanding the resignation of the Sharif government, are storming Pakistan and are scheduled to hit Islamabad on August 14, Pakistan’s Independence Day. Rumours of a possible intervention by the Pakistani army, intrigues and conspiracies are poisoning the atmosphere of a country gripped by a permanent crisis and a constant in fight among different sections of the ruling class. Here we provide an analysis by Lal Khan.

 

Pakistan: Let there be light!

Written by Lal Khan Sunday, 03 August 2014
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If it were only a matter of praying to Allah for the masses to end their woes and achieve their emancipation, how easy it would be!

   

Electoral disaster for Indian Left: What is to be done? Part Two

Written by Major Singh, Hamid Alizadeh and Fred Weston Thursday, 31 July 2014
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india-communism-thThe discrediting of Congress, mass discontent in the country, a developing economic crisis and an anti-corruption mood led to a realisation by the ruling class that Congress could no longer be relied upon. Over the past period, when in power, Congress had been carrying out wide ranging liberalisation of the economy. However, it was too weak to carry out the tasks that the Indian capitalist class requires today.

 

Pakistan: Protests against Israeli Aggression on Gaza! Solidarity with the Palestinians

Written by PTUDC Wednesday, 30 July 2014
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The Pakistan Trade Union Defence Campaign (PTUDC) and Progressive Youth Alliance (PYA) organised protest demonstrations across Pakistan to condemn the Israeli aggression in Gaza. Below are reports from the demonstrations in different cities.

   

Electoral disaster for Indian Left: What is to be done? Part One

Written by Major Singh, Hamid Alizadeh and Fred Weston Monday, 28 July 2014
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india-communism-thIndia has seen two very powerful general strikes in the past two years, revealing a sharp class polarisation in the country, and yet we have the disastrous result in the recent Indian elections for the Communist and left parties. This apparent contradiction has brought into sharp focus the role of the leaders of these parties and their total inability to offer a way out of the impasse they themselves have been responsible for creating.

 

Kashmir Regional Congress of the IMT

Written by Yasir Irshad Thursday, 17 July 2014
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kashmir2-thIn spite of growing political apathy in society, a huge participation was observed in the congress of Marxists in Kashmir. More than 400 comrades and sympathisers from across Kashmir gathered in Rawalakot on 28th June to attend a one-day regional congress.

   

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