Communism

'Superman: Red Son' analysis: How DC's Elseworlds movie discusses gender, power and politics in Cold War backdrop

A communist Superman, gay Wonder Woman, killer Batman... DC's animated film adaptation of 'Elseworlds' story 'Superman: Red Son' is a delight at various levels. While keeping the soul of the superhero genre alive, this Sam Liu directorial sets free a bunch of Cold War ghosts that could impress not just hardcore comic fans but history buffs as well.

published on : 1st December 2020

RIP Diego Maradona: The staunch Leftist who was Castro's darling and hated USA 'with all strength'

Did you know Diego Maradona tried to form a union of professional footballers for years? The idea goes hand in hand with his decision to get faces of Leftwing leaders Che Guevara and Castro tattooed on his body. A staunch critic of US capitalism and the Catholic Church, the Argentine football legend is a poster boy of South American socialism. Here is a glimpse at the political lineage of the late icon.

published on : 26th November 2020

Bihar Elections: Will Left parties make a difference in Kanhaiya Kumar's land? 

The CPM, CPI and CPI-ML, three of India's major communist parties, have joined the Grand Alliance with RJD and Congress to take on the JD(U)-led NDA in Bihar. Tejashwi Yadav's RJD has been lenient to the Left parties giving them 29 seats despite their dwindling presence in the country. While some say it is a poor gamble, others say the alliance will reap great dividends from it on the day of counting. 

published on : 23rd October 2020

How is football a political sport? 9 Left-wing clubs to whose fans you don't want to ask this question!

The Beautiful game's global appeal is used by several fan groups to question oppression, corruption, and different phobias. For them, their beloved team's legacy is preserved in the ideology they uphold. At time racism and far-right politics cause a headache for UEFA, here are a few clubs where one will feel exactly the opposite as red banners fly high and proletariat slogans echo.

published on : 21st August 2020

Indian Army, Chinese PLA join ranks as 'Red Army' takes out COVID-delayed victory parade in Moscow

Indian soldiers were part of the annual massive Red Square military parade in Moscow to commemorate the victory of Soviet Russia over Nazi Germany, which got delayed this year by more than a month because of the coronavirus outbreak.

published on : 28th June 2020

101 years of Jallianwala Bagh massacre: Five other genocides, mass killings in history to know about

On this day in 1919, British troops under Brigadier Gen Dyer opened fire at unarmed civilians at Punjab's Jallianwala Bagh, killing around 400 people. As India commemorates the lives lost to the colonial cruelty, here are five other instances of mass killings that shocked the whole world.

published on : 13th April 2020

174 years of  'The Communist Manifesto': 10 quotes from the Marx-Engels masterpiece 

Co-authored by the German duo, 'The Communist Manifesto', largely regarded as the holy book for left-leaning political movements across the globe, was quoted at the Academy Awards on February 9, 2020, by Julia Reichert while receiving her Oscar. “We believe things will get better when workers of the world unite,” she declared. Here are 10 other notable quotes from the book. 

published on : 21st February 2020

'Fascism is capitalism in decay': 10 Vladimir Lenin quotes on the communist icon's birth anniversary

On the birth anniversary of Russian revolutionary Vladimir Lenin, let us take a look at 10 thought-provoking quotes by the communist leader.

published on : 21st January 2020

Tiananmen Square massacre 31st anniversary: Remembering the bloody military crackdown that killed thousands

China went into customary lockdown Tuesday for the 30th anniversary of the bloody military crackdown on pro-democracy protesters, a telling reminder of the ruling Communist Party's emphasis in the ensuing three decades since on stability above all.

published on : 4th June 2019

Trump-Kim summit: Why should North Korea learn from Vietnam about US relations? 

While North Korea remains America's sworn enemy 65 years after the Korean War fighting ceased, Vietnam today stands as a burgeoning partner which even buys lethal US weaponry!

published on : 23rd February 2019

Che Guevara death anniversary: Ten quotes to remember the revolutionary icon

Ernesto Rafael Guevara de la Serna, commonly known as 'Che', was born on this day in the year 1928. Today marks the 92nd death anniversary of the revolutionary and the 'theoretician and tactician' of the Guerrilla warfare. The communist icon was an integral part of the Cuban Revolution. 

published on : 9th October 2018

The mighty revolutionary: Remembering Che Guevara on his 92nd birth anniversary 

Ernesto Guevara de la Serna, more popularly known by his byname "Che", was born on this day in the year 1928. Today marks the 92nd birth anniversary of the revolutionary and the "theoretician and tactician" of the Guerrilla warfare. The communist icon who was an integral part of the Cuban Revolution is still remembered fondly for his book "The Motorcycle Diaries" by the "lovers of revolution" and has become a poster boy for resistance and struggle.   

published on : 14th June 2018

Karl Marx at 203: Ten quotes by the political philosopher

As the world marks Karl Marx's 203rd birth anniversary, the revolutionary philosopher's legacy remains divisive more than a quarter century after the fall of the Berlin Wall. Here are ten quotes by the leftist-visionary that is relevant even two centuries after his birth. 

published on : 5th May 2018