St. James Town is a largely South Asian and working-class neighbourhood in Toronto. What does the recent fire in two of its high-rises tell us about the city’s housing crisis?
Renowned documentary filmmaker Sanjay Kak on the recent crackdown of activists in India, the #MeTooUrbanNaxal twitter campaign, and alternative filmmaking in Modi’s India.
South Asia’s Sufi shrines are typically thought to have a quality of other-worldliness that is antithetical to the worldly concerns of the left. But can we rethink the shrine’s political possibilities?
Today, socialism and Islam are often viewed as incompatible. Does the career of Maulana Bhashani, “the Red Maulana” of Bangladesh, offer a corrective to this view?
On his 45th death anniversary, a reflection on the life of Sajjad Zaheer
Environmental protection doesn’t seem to be a priority for South Asian states. But more troublingly, neither is it for the region’s Left. How to move beyond this impasse?
In 2014, Imran Khan’s government in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa launched its ambitious plan for environmental conservation. Though widely praised, the plan is actually intensifying existing social inequalities.