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[This document was produced about a member of the first central committee comrade Shahid — Sarbaharapath] This comrade left his bright student life and cut relation with other party to join the East Bengal Workers Movement. His that role is appreciable. At that situation of organization, it was a time when it was more [...]

Peoples War in India Clippings 23/12/2014

Kerala KFC attack: Arrested students members of Maoist’s rural wing, say police Two college students, who were arrested on charges of attacking KFC outlet in Palakkad, were remanded in judicial custody on Tuesday. Arrested Sreekanth Prabhakaran, a B Ed student, and Arun Balan, a journalism student, were members of a rural wing of [...]

ExxonMobil slammed with $2.3 million fine for fracking-related water pollution

The EPA found a roundabout way of holding natural gas drillers accountable for Clean Water Act violations

Effort to close Guantanamo dealt another major setback

State Department Guantanamo envoy steps down after 18 months on the job

U.S. economy grew 5% in third quarter — fastest rate in 11 years

New Commerce Department figures show growth even stronger than first reported

Rudy Giuliani crosses line on race: Why GOP must finally push back on his recklessness

Blaming the murder of two NYPD officers on President Obama isn't just stupid — it's delegitimizing and obscene

“It may out-Ferguson Ferguson”: Why Milwaukee’s police violence will horrify you

The sad lesson of Milwaukee is that what happened to Mike Brown is no exception. Here's the terrifying reality

Elizabeth Warren’s real battle: What her fight against Antonio Weiss is actually about

The nominee to a key Treasury position is part of a larger affront to America's middle class. Here's why

Let’s abandon the Democrats: Stop blaming Fox News and stop hoping Elizabeth Warren will save us

Progressives have no power in a corporate, focus-grouped, Wall Street-leaning party. But we are the change we need

How You Can Fake Solving a Rubik's Cube

Matt Parker isn't your average stand-up comedian. He doesn't draw his material from the banalities of everyday life, like many of his peers. His routine substitutes equations and mathematical concepts for toilet humor and political jabs. Show More Summary

The 19 Best Photobooks of 2014

The tide of excellent photobooks continues to rise, with new releases straining wallets and bookshelves of collectors as well as those of us who just enjoy a well-put-together body of photography. While there are worse predicaments than wondering where you'll keep all these gems, it's definitely been tough to keep up. Show More Summary

How Our 1989 Invasion of Panama Explains the Current US Foreign Policy Mess

This story first appeared on the TomDispatch website. As we end another year of endless war in Washington, it might be the perfect time to reflect on the War That Started All Wars—or at least the war that started all of Washington'sShow More Summary

Is Male Birth Control Around the Corner?

If you're a woman who's ever been on birth control, you're probably familiar with the torture of trying to find the type that suits your body (and your budget), the nail-biting nights when you've forgotten your pills across town, the mood swings, the libido dips, and a whole host of other side effects. Show More Summary

The Worst Segments That Appeared on Cable News in 2014

In 2014, it was hard to escape the overwhelming sense that the world was falling apart. Between Ebola, ISIS, Ferguson, Ukraine, and lost airliners, doom-and-gloom news ruled the year. For cable news, however, bad news is good news—and big business. Show More Summary

Conservatives just aren’t funny: Why the right will never have its own Stephen Colbert

Stewart and Colbert are passing the torch to John Oliver and Larry Wilmore. Where is the right's breakout star?

From Ferguson to Detroit, Police Departments on Edge After NYPD Assassinations

N.J. police union boss calls shootings “an act of domestic terrorism spurred on by so much hatred aimed at officers everywhere.”

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