Amma’s Victory, the Politics of Freebies and the Looming Turmoil!

Just a few weeks back, the heated run up to the Tamil Nadu legislative elections had sidelined even the scorching summer and the election results announced ‘Amma’ Jayalalithaa as the winner. While this bucked the trend of anti-incumbency and returned Jayalalithaa to power for a second consecutive time, it nevertheless laid down bare the contradictions in Tamil Nadu politics. Though it's not the talk of the town, but certainly amongst some sections of people there are expectations from Amma's ...Read More

Land Question and the Socio-Economic Crisis in India!

As the outcome of the state assembly elections are discussed extensively, it is important to relook at the causes for the persisting social crisis and the indifference of the political parties over it, particularly the ‘so called left’ in allying itself actively once again in political opportunism! In just two years of the Modi led BJP’s regime the political turmoil in India is significant! Particularly this government which on one hand, ruthlessly pursuing the neo-liberal agenda of the Indian ...Read More

Witch hunt spree in Indian Universities

While the mainstream corporate media has blackened out any serious coverage around the suspension and hounding of JNU students, the struggle of the students against the Modi government's and its proxy, the university administration continues. Some of the JNU (Jawaharlal Nehru University) students have been on a hunger strike since April 27th, the day after the JNU administration issued out "punishments" to 17 students who were involved in the Febraury 9th event. While most students, including JNUSU ...Read More

May Day-2016
Release the Jailed 286 workers facing false charges

Salute the Garment Women Workers of Bangalore Fight for Rs. 100/-an hour Minimum Wage Yet again the trade unions of Bangalore city have missed a historic opportunity to have a united May Day programme, especially in the light of the recent heroic (or should we write HEROINIC) and successful sudden strike of Garment Workers, predominantly women, who emphatically defeated the evil capitalist designs of the Modi led Central Government which tried to steal the Provident Fund savings from the working ...Read More

Israel/Palestine: The Marxist left, the national conflict and the Palestinian struggle

The necessity of a class approach and a socialist alternative The Socialist Struggle Movement participates in the struggle to end the occupation and the national oppression of the Palestinians and for a just peace based on full equality between the two national groups, including an equal right for existence, self-determination, personal security and welfare. The points brought here regarding the national conflict and the Palestinian struggle were discussed and agreed by the National Committee ...Read More