All the Cannons Will Silently Rust: The Fifty-Second Tricontinental Newsletter (2020)

December 24th, 2020 Dear friends, Greetings from the desk of the Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research. Our year has been eclipsed by the pandemic, the rush of a virus paralysing societies across the world. Some governments offered smarter, more scientific, and humane approaches to the pandemic; many (but not all) of these have been governments withContinue reading “All the Cannons Will Silently Rust: The Fifty-Second Tricontinental Newsletter (2020)”

Communist-led coalition sweeps local body elections in the southern Indian State of Kerala

Posted Dec 22, 2020 by Peoples Dispatch The communist-led coalition in the State of Kerala in India has swept the local body polls that were held between December 8 and 14. In the results that were announced on Wednesday, December 16, the Left Democratic Front (LDF) led by the Communist Party of India (Marxist), which is in powerContinue reading “Communist-led coalition sweeps local body elections in the southern Indian State of Kerala”

We Are Grass. We Grow on Everything: The Forty-Ninth Newsletter (2020), by Vijay Prashad

From the Tricontinental December 3, 2020 Dear friends, Greetings from the desk of the Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research. Farmers and agricultural workers from northern India marched along various national highways toward India’s capital of New Delhi as part of the general strike on 26 November. They carried placards with slogans against the anti-farmer, pro-corporateContinue reading “We Are Grass. We Grow on Everything: The Forty-Ninth Newsletter (2020), by Vijay Prashad”