Category: Politics

Why vote? It serves only the rich – Russell Brand

The planet is being destroyed, we are creating an underclass, we’re exploiting poor people all over the world, and the genuine legitimate problems of the people are not being addressed by our political class.

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Aadhaar is a handle on your life to the State and Corporates!

Reliance Jio is in possession of identity information for more than 100 million Indians, harvested from the CIDR when they authenticate themselves to buy a Jio SIM card. This database, combined with the records of Jio applications (phone calls, messaging, entertainment, online purchases, and more) is a potential gold mine — a dream for “big data” analysts.

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Gauri Lankesh Murder : Let the Voice of Rationalism Prevail

We stand united to fight against forced resignations, arbitrary layoffs and for our rights at the workplace. The same spirit of unity impels us to take forward the torch of rationalism, self-respect and social justice carried by Dabholkars, Pansares, Kalburgis and Lankeshwars.

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Say “I am Anitha” and Continue the Fight!

Even though she was bright enough to score 1172/1200 in the board examination, she was not bright enough to understand that the system had rigged her for failure from the moment she was born to poor parents.

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Capitalist Logic of Denying Health Care to Minority Races

Is it possible to erase the inequalities and deficiencies in health and health care in our capitalist system? Is it possible to create an equitable and excellent health care system in America?

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Some Attributes of Good Software and Great Programmers

This entry is part 2 of 13 in the series The Cathedral and the Bazaar

While tracing the orign of fetchmail, Eric Raymond teases out some of the principles he considers important for creation of great software products. 

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The Jewish State Terror Attack on Jewish Workers’ Rights in Israel

The privatization plan means the company will stop generating electricity and sell its power stations to the private sector. The so-called reforms have already cost 800 jobs. The Histadrut expects the privatization to result in between 5,000 and 6,000 job losses.

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Modi government rescues capitalists, leaves farmers to the market!

Modi government is so concerned about the agreement favouring private investors (at the cost of general public) and insists that agreements should be honoured. What about agreement of the government with farmers to procure farm produce at remunerative prices? 

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UP BJP Goverment’s Criminal Negligence and Corruption Killed 70 Children

“We came to know from hospital authorities that they had told the chief minister about the problem and he had looked questioningly at Tandon. After that, Adityanath apparently stayed silent.”

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Debt : Haircut to Corporates, Life Cut for Farmers – Cartoon

Art by : Sivabalan

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Hindi imposition pinches corporates now!

“In flights, few read Hindi papers and it will add cost and weight. Besides, in many parts of the country, Hindi is not read or spoken at all. This is like the EU requiring German newspapers on all EU flights”

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Set Fire to Planet Earth, Hold Conference for More Profits : Capitalism

“Please wait, we are going to invent green industries in the future”

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Democracy, Voting, Promises, Jobs, Layoffs – Cartoons

In elections, people get a chance to choose which group of the ruling class will exploit them for the next 5 years, The elected promise jobs, growth and development, but what is delivered is layoffs, jobless growth, and price rise, educational institutions take in our youth and churn out sheeps demanded by corporate overlords, we sell ourselves as donkeys.

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Trump, Modi and Megalomaniac Politics -Movie Scenes

Clearly it is a meeting between two personalities with mega sized egos. We can not help recalling an all time classic movie produced by Charlie Chaplin on similar historical characters of 1930s.

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“People have the Power to Make Democracy” – Charlie Chaplin Video

“You the people have the power, the power to create machines, the power to create happiness. You the people have the power to make this life free and beautiful, to make this life a wonderful adventure.”

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