Articles and Reports

I have compiled a list of 112 articles and reports shared by friends in the past year. These articles and reports are organized under subject headings for easy reference. I am sharing this list in a hope that some of you may find it useful.

BOOKS

The Essential Verso Undergraduate Reading List

CAPITALISM

Capitalism: A Structural Genocide

CASTE

Caste discrimination to outlawed by Equality Act
The quiet grip of caste
Hidden Apartheid-Voice of the Community: Caste and Caste Discrimination in the UK

CORPORATIONS

Enbridge Buy the Hamilton Police Department
TransCanada is Secretly Briefing Police About Keystone XL Protests
U.S. Senate shouldn’t appease Apple’s tax avoidance: Olive
State of Corporate Power
Apple’s Web of Tax Shelters

CULTURE

Perhaps Culture is now the counter culture

DRUGS

Indian State Finds Itself in Tight Grip of Addiction

ECONOMICS

Not Capitalism 2.0 or 3.0, but a whole new operating system

EDUCATION

MooCs could revolutionize education
Are Ph.Ds an academic dead zone?
Online University of the Left

ENVIRONMENT

An avoidable environmental tragedy in India
Historic and future increase in the global land area affected by monthly heat extremes
Extreme heat waves to quadruple by 2040, study says
Environmentalist must redefine what ‘progress’ means
Tar Sands exploitation would mean game over for climate, warns leading scientist
Mining the World to Death
Calgary’s Manhatta Moment
Man-made reasons for Uttarkhand disaster
Survey throws up questions about reverse osmosis
100 million to die by 2030 if world fails to act on climate
India’s generation of children crippled by uranium waste
How Clean is Your Cloud

FARMERS/PEASANTS

Farmers’ suicide rates soar above the rest- P Sainath
Every Thirty Minutes, Farmer Suicides, Human Rights And The Agrarian Crisis In India
Development Report #15: A bitter Harvest: Farmer Suicides in India
India Farmer Suicides: A Lesson for America’s Farmers

FILM/MUSIC

On a Long March: Review of Maati Ke Laal
Bhag Milkha earns $647,112 at US box office in 3 days
India French Connection at the Cannes
Indian films shine at Cannes film festival
How Bollywood transformed the face of Indian Cinema
CIA requested Zer0 Dark Thirty
Punjabi cinema, reality check
Bollywood extravaganza TOIFA comes to Vancouver – – on the backs of South Asian women
Moving Pictures: A group of filmmakers shed light on issues relevant to Punjab
Why Mumbai’s King is Such a Wonderful film
Maker of Innovative, meaningful movies
Ferraris, dope and misogyny in global village of Punjabi music
Gurvinder Singh’s Great Gift to Punjabi Cinema- Part 1
Anhey Ghorey Da Daan – A Review
Bran Baaja Baraat

FIRST NATIONS

Half of First Nations kids living in poverty, new study finds

GIDHA (Punjabi dance)

Dance Now, Sohni Cross Now

HUMAN RIGHTS

Where Are The Emile Zolas’ of our time
Who Are The Guilty? A Citizen’s Report
Report on Delhi Carnage of 1984 by PUDR & PUCL

HUNGER

A hungry world: Lots of food, in too few places

IMMIGRATION/CITIZENSHIP

Conservative citizenship-stripping bill barbaric and pointless
Census: Canada language landscape altering with increasing immigrants
Census: The languages of Vancouver and other major Canadian cities
Bilingualism growing, but not in French and English
Dominance of French and English language shrinking, census shows
Made in Canada: How the Law Constructs Migrant Workers’ Insecurity.

INTERNET

The Internet is Slaying the Middle Class
Government Orders You Tube To Censor Protest Videos
Wikipedia Executive Director to step down

LAHORE

Liberal Lahore

LAL SINGH DIL

Another People: The life and verse of revolutionary Lal Singh Dil

MARXISM

Karl Marx’s Revenge: How Class Struggle Is Shaping The World
Why Marxism is on the rise again

MEDIA

How Cable Cartels Shut Out Independent Views
Why the Paucity of Women in Media is a global crisis

MISCELLANEOUS

India’s unfair obsession with lighter skin

NOAM CHOMSKY

How Noam Chomsky is discussed

PARTITION

Potent Memories From a Divided India
What is ‘Partition Literature’?

POLITICS

Global protests grows as citizens lose faith in politics and state
“We need to overturn the system”: In conversation with alt-Nobel winner Nnimmo Bassey
New David Harvey Interview on Class Struggle in Urban Spaces
B.C. Premier apologizes for plan to win ethnic vote
Rajoana’s sister got Rs 2.2 crore in 2012: NIA
‘Pepe’ Mujica – Definitely Not your average politician

POVERTY

How poverty might change the brain
The Real Numbers: Half of America in Poverty

PUNJABI HERITAGE AND CULTURE

Digitisation preserves Punjab regions heritage and culture

PUNJABIAT

The absence in Punjabiyat’s split universe

RACISM

Sharing the same difference

RELIGION VS. ATHEISM

Highly Religious People are less motivated by compassion than are non-belivers

SEXUAL VIOLENCE

Capitalism, Sexual Violence, and Sexism: Kavita Krishanan
Class Societies and Sexual Violence
Defend Women’s Rights to Equality! Fight Against Rape and Sexual Violence
So what about ‘Rapist’ Hip hop

SPYING

India fifth -largest target of U.S. electronic Swooping
A secret no more

TECHNOLOGY

Trash Cans Tracking Consumer: Ad Firm Renew Told to Ditch Wi-Fi Garbage Bins

TERRORISM

Shocker: Only 1% of So called Terriorists Nabbed by the FBI Were Real

THEORY

How Does the Subaltern Speak

THEATRE

History of Punjabi Drama

WEALTH INEQUALITY

Top 1% control 39% of world wealth
The Global 1%: Exposing The Transnational Ruling Class

WOMEN

India: the Story You Never Wanted to Hear
The girls stolen from streets of India
Why is India so bad for women?
Sex ratios among Canadian liveborn infants of mothers from different countries

WORK

The politics of global production: Apple, Foxconn and China’s new working class
A Suicide survivor: the life of a Chinese worker
21 hours
Unpaid Internship Exploit “Vulnearable Generation”
The Bhaiya Express to misery
Bell accused of breaking labour law with unpaid intern
Union Membership Decline Boost Corporate Profits at Workers’ Expense, Study Says
Global youth unemployment set to rise
Exploited labour: Migrant workers in Italy’s agricultural sector
No hope of a life of dignity for these bonded labourers
China in Revolt
Apartheid did’nt die in South Africa

YOUTH

Dear Youth of Punjab – Khushwant Singh

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