Entering a new chapter

When reading a book, sometimes a new chapter begins a few years later. I last wrote in a blog in 2015. Back then, it was under “nishmadoshi.net”, a site which…

Counting on Corbyn

I have succumbed. I’ve had a lot of discussions with people I respect over the last few weeks, and through that process, it has become more evident that joining the…

Our future is now. Reclaim the Commons!

Many contemporary political trends are focussed on the negative. That is, a fight to prevent neoliberal measure. The anti-austerity movement, for example, is focussed on fighting cuts to public services…

the time for building

I have a proposal. My proposal is simple. My proposal is that you, dear reader, take 5 minutes, and you dream. I want to you to dream about what kind…

Charlie Hebdo: A brief response

The media response, the Europe-wide vigils, the endless #killallmuslims tweets – all of these make Charlie Hebdo sound like a beacon of human rights. They weren’t. They were Islamophobic. They…