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Frontier in Print

Vol. 51, No. 42, Apr 21 - 27, 2019
Note: Vedanta's Bluff - B Sivaraman
News Wrap - A G D
Journey For Fifty Two Years: Frontier Having No Rest - Asok Chattopadhya
Footloose Labour: Plight of Plantation Workers - Arup Kumar Sen
Asian Media On Modi: Existential Threat to Modi? - Sankar Ray
100 Years Later: Jallianwala Bagh–Bloody Baisakhi of 1919 - Chaman Lal


ছোট বই প্রকাশ ও পাঠক-লেখকদের খোলামেলা মতবিনিময়
আলোচনায়ঃ দেবর্ষি দাস, হিমাদ্রী চ্যাটার্জী, অন্বেষা সেনগুপ্ত, শুভেন্দু দাশগুপ্ত, অঞ্জন চক্রবর্তী, শুভ্রনীল চৌধুরী, গোর্কি চক্রবর্তী।
২৭শে এপ্রিল (শনিবার), বিকেল ৪-৭ ঘটিকা, বিবেকানন্দ সভাগৃহ, ওয়ার্ল্ডভিউ, যাদবপুর বিশ্ববিদ্যালয় (৪ নং গেট)। প্রবেশ অবাধ।

চারু মজুমদার জন্মশতবার্ষিকী সভা
আলোচনায় এবং অন্যান্য অনুষ্ঠানে উপস্থিত থাকছেন সৌমেন গুহ, অমিতেশ তুবি সরকার, সৌরভী দত্ত, সুবোধ মিত্র, সুখেন্দু সরকার, সুরেশ, মানিক সমাজদার ও অন্যান্যরা। ২৮ এপ্রিল, ২০১৯ (রবিবার) সকাল ১০ টা থেকে বারাসাতের তিতুমীর সভাগৃহ। প্রবেশ অবাধ।

Madhusudan Pal - In Memoriam
Madhusudan Pal, a long-time associate of Frontier died on April 1, 2019. Some of his friends and well-wishers in association with Frontier have convened a memorial meeting on April 26, 2019, at Radical Humanist Hall [College Street Coffee House, 2nd floor] at 5 pm. All are cordially invited to attend the meeting.


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Interview by Farooque Chowdhury

The struggle for a just society is long, requiring action on many fronts: an interview with Fred Magdoff on a farming community in Venezuela.
Fred Magdoff is Professor Emeritus of plant and soil science at the University of Vermont and author of many articles including “A rational agriculture is incompatible with capitalism” (Monthly Review, March 2015) and “An ecologically sound and socially just economy” (Monthly Review, September 2014), and of books including The Great Financial Crisis (with John Bellamy Foster, editor, Monthly Review) and Agriculture and Food in Crisis (edited with Brian Tokar) (both from Monthly Review Press). A frequent Monthly Review contributor, Magdoff is closely associated with struggles of the working people.
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People's Manifesto: Against State Repression, For Saving Democracy

About 40 rights groups under campaign Mumbai Rises to Save Democracy

India has witnessed a drastic rise in attacks on human rights activists, journalists, lawyers, farmers, adivasis, RTI activists, students, academicians, workers, protestors etc. opposing anti-people policies of the government and protesting human rights violations. The constitutionally guaranteed freedoms of speech and expression, association and assembly are under severe threat. Several people across the country have been criminalized in false and fabricated cases. RTI activists, journalists, rationalists, protestors have faced brutal assaults, even deaths. The objective of these attacks is to crush dissenting voices and any kind of opposition against the state and its policies. Immediate steps are required to be taken to arrest the ongoing attack on democracy, to stop the attacks on dissenting voices and to protect and reclaim the democratic rights and constitutional freedoms of the people.
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