Revolutionary Writer and Poet Arrested on False Charges

By Ed Dalton In Hydrabad, India on August 28th, revolutionary poet and writer Varavara Rao was arrested on trumped up charges for “plotting the assassination” of reactionary Indian President Modi. Along with Rao, other progressive and democratic intellectuals were arrested including Rao’s son-in-law, journalist KV Kurmanath, and photographer T. Kranth. Their apartments were raided and cell phones and electronics seized. The false charges were based … Continue reading Revolutionary Writer and Poet Arrested on False Charges

Nicaraguan Mass Protests Continue

By Ed Dalton Violent protests have been raging in Nicaragua for the past four months, with more than 400 dead. In spite of new anti-terrorist laws which criminalize protest movements, the masses of Nicaraguan students, pensioners, and peasants persist in a just rebellion against the corrupt Daniel Ortega and the Sandinista National Liberation Front (FSLN) government. Protests erupted in response to the highly denounced pension … Continue reading Nicaraguan Mass Protests Continue