At least 30 children died in a hospital in Uttar Pradesh due to lack of availability of oxygen in emergency wards. This tragedy happened in the constituency which the Chief Minister of the state Yogi Adityanath for several terms. This also brings forth the terrible condition of health care system in India, especially for the poorest of the poor and marginalised communities.
Venezuela Under Threat Of Imperialist Military Intervention. The world must stand in solidarity to defend democracy in Venezuela.
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Venezuela Under Threat Of Imperialist Military Intervention: Stand In Solidarity
by Farooque Chowdhury
Mr. Donald Trump, the US president, said August 12, 2017 that he wouldn’t rule out possibility of a military intervention in Venezuela in response to, in Empirespeak, power grab by Nicolas Maduro, the president of Venezuela. Trump declared that all options remain on the table including a potential military intervention.
Should Children Be Exposed To Violence?
by Sally Dugman
Yes, watching them sink into gradual death is hard, but there is a lesson learned. It is about compassion and resistance against violence, even the violence of a difficult death and learning the ways to confront it as well as one can.
Shame! The Good Wife Does A Good Job Of Branding Israel
by Rima Najjar
Seasons six and seven of The Good Wife, an otherwise smart, sophisticated TV series with inspired acting, does a pretty good hatchet job on Palestine and Palestinians by hardly mentioning them and whitewashing Israel.
Can A Profit Driven Economy Provide Solution To Climate Change
by T Navin
Similar to acceptance of the earth’s capacities to support modern unsustainable lifestyles are to be agreed upon, similarly limits of the economic system driven by profit motive to make shift to sustainable future needs to be questioned.
Such “Magic” Is Not Needed Anywhere in the World
by Richard Oxman
This morning I saw some video footage of Dr. Robert M. Levin trying to reassure citizens that there’s nothing to worry about with regard to a nuclear explosion going off near one’s home. If it weren’t so sickeningly misleading for the Collective Good, I’d make some cavalier remark about the false information mainstream media outlets distribute daily, and how this is more of the same.
Same Chairs, Different Bottoms
by Mirza Yawar Baig
A parable of modern day India
A Master of ‘Critical Engagements’: John Abraham Remembered
by K M Seethi
“The anger and the creativity are so closely intertwined with me, and there’s plenty of anger left,” says film maestro Ingmar Bergman. If there was so much anger and creativity intertwined with a person in Kerala’s film world, that was none other than John Abraham, a master of ‘Arts’ in every sense, whose 80th birth anniversary falls on 11 August 2017 with hardly anyone remembering his role in the making of an avant-garde theatre in the state.
Children’s Death In Gorakhpur Remind That Something Is At Fault In The System
by Dr Vivek Kumar Srivastava
At least 30 children have died in Gorakhpur BRD medical College. The family members of the dead infants have accused that due to deficiency of the Oxygen in the hospital deaths were caused. Whereas administration has denied it. The stand of administration is that all died due to serious diseases and deficiency of Oxygen was not the cause though investigating committees have been established by the government to know the real cause.