The Book Market in Russia
The Russian economy has transitioned toward militarization. How has this affected the book market? What are publishing houses and bookstores going through amidst the censorship and sanctions? Researcher and activist Konstantin Kharitonov analyzes the state of the book industry in wartime Russia
The Book Market in Russia
The Russian economy has transitioned toward militarization. How has this affected the book market? What are publishing houses and bookstores going through amidst the censorship and sanctions? Researcher and activist Konstantin Kharitonov analyzes the state of the book industry in wartime Russia
Environment or Ethnicity
Environment or Ethnicity
What do protests in Russia’s Bashkortostan and other ethnic republics have in common? How do protests articulate and transform their discourse? Vlada Baranova, Researcher of Minority Languages, writes on the dynamic interplay of environmental and ethnopolitical demands
Environment or Ethnicity
Environment or Ethnicity
“I’m Not Going to Leave My Neighborhood”
“I’m Not Going to Leave My Neighborhood”
What is the meaning of collective discussion of urban problems today? Why does the need to be heard have a political meaning? Activist and politician Gleb Babich speaks about his work and the upcoming municipal elections
“I’m Not Going to Leave My Neighborhood”
“I’m Not Going to Leave My Neighborhood”
California Academic Workers on Strike for Palestine
California Academic Workers on Strike for Palestine
Why do university students and graduate workers in the US organize in defense of Palestine? How did the demand for universities to divest from Israel turn into a labor issue? UC Santa Cruz labor activist Isabel Kain gives her view on the ongoing strike
California Academic Workers on Strike for Palestine
California Academic Workers on Strike for Palestine
Understanding the Current Conjuncture in Indian Politics
Understanding the Current Conjuncture in Indian Politics
What do the recent elections in India mean for the country’s Left? What explains Modi’s success and how can principles set forth in India’s Constitution be defended? Journalist and editor Nachiket Kulkarni shares his notes
Understanding the Current Conjuncture in Indian Politics
Understanding the Current Conjuncture in Indian Politics
Resisting Authoritarianism
Resisting Authoritarianism
On May 28, the Georgian parliament finally approved the law “On the Transparency of Foreign Influence”, which looks a lot like the infamous Russian law on “foreign agents”. How will it affect the future of the country and why did its adoption trigger mass protests?
Resisting Authoritarianism
Resisting Authoritarianism
Tatarstan and the War in Ukraine
Tatarstan and the War in Ukraine
How has the war shaped the ethnic policy in Tatarstan? What do the White Cat and the construction of the Cathedral Mosque have to do with it? How will the redistribution of military spending change the republic’s budget and what do local elites think about it? Here is a report from the Republic
Tatarstan and the War in Ukraine
Tatarstan and the War in Ukraine