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July 9, 2016

 
First published at http://m.greaterkashmir.com/news/editorial-page/fdi-and-the-politics-of-economics/2

Interestingly, the pro-foreign capital adaptation of the BJP-led government aims to open floodgates for FDI in sectors that were otherwise opposed by the same party while in opposition. Crossing 49% barricade to almost 100% FDI in many sectors may be a positive move forward, but the problem of the present regime is its radical dependence on FDI-driven growth model to make India a manufacturing superpower. 

June 12, 2016

The ideas expressed in this article are those of the author only and this website in no way agrees or promotes the ideas. It is being published since the website stands for freedom of expression and leaves the readers to  come to their own conclusions.

The ideology which restricts democratic debates is no more working in disguise, it is coming out as recent incidents show
This question may be answered both in terms of ‘yes’ or ‘no’. But what is certain is the shrinking space for ‘democratic contestations’ and ‘rational argumentations’. The reasons are conspicuous and rooted in the schematic design of Brahminical arrogance.
The ideology is no more working in disguise. It is rather undergoing through ‘coming out’ phase.

June 12, 2016

The views expressed in this article are solely of  the author. The website does not promote or subscribe to them. Readers are advised to come to their own conclusions. The article is published here  in the interests of freedom of expression of ideas.

ABSTRACT
This article studies the process of the emergence of the Islamic Movement in South
Kurdistan (Iraqi Kurdistan) and follows its internal changes. It explains how the Islamic
organizations rise came about and provides solutions to questions such as: What
have the effective factors been in the emergence of this movement and its internal
changes? What is the difference between this and other Islamic movements? How
have other Islamic movements affected it? Which ideological-intellectual trends have

April 24, 2016

First published by the author in 21 April, 2016
Countercurrents.org

It is a wonderful world we live in. Or it was. Or it could have been. And it still could be.

April 24, 2016

First published by the author in 22 April, 2016
Countercurrents.org

We humans have been in existence for less than 1% of life on Earth – In the short time of our existence, we have impacted everything; every part of our small blue planet. Our home!

March 26, 2016

This article was published by the author in Countercurrents.org             
23 March, 2016

“Every miserable fool who has nothing at all of which he can be proud, adopts as a last resource pride in the nation to which he belongs; he is ready and happy to defend all its faults and follies tooth and nail, thus reimbursing himself for his own inferiority.” Arthur Schopenhauer - the artist’s philosopher - 1788—1860

December 14, 2015

First published by the author in 10 December, 2015
Countercurrents.org

 

December 9, 2015

The Confines of Love

To love mankind

Would seem difficult

Coz to do so

November 26, 2015

This article was first published by Pratap Antony in the countercurrents.org on 20th November, 2015
You can read more of Pratap Antony's diverse writings at Pratap Antony: Passive activist/Active pacifist writer on ecology and environment, compassion and humanity, dogs, social justice, music and dance - http://pratapantony.blogspot.in/. Management Ideas and Issues - http://reformcommunications.blogspot.in/

It is amazing how we take sides in a conflict between politicians and people of conscience!

October 27, 2015

This article was published in Countercurrents on 22nd October, 2015. Thanks to both Pratap Antony and Countercurrents for allowing to republish it here.

“It is not in the nature of politics that the best men should be elected. The best men do not want to govern their fellowmen”. George E. MacDonald

October 27, 2015

First published in Countercurrents on the 12th of October, 2015 and is being republished here with the permission of the author.

Excuses to Ourselves - Learned helplessness, Willful blindness and Amor fati

June 1, 2015

Sent by Dr. Samarender Reddy