parisar …………………………………………….परिसर

a forum of progressive students……………………………………………………………..प्रगतिशील छात्रों का मंच

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this blog is dedicated to radical students politics and movements.we think our education system is a byproduct of our socio-economic and political system.so student community can not remain aloof from wider political concerns and students movement is a inseparable part of broader struggle to make the world better.

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  1. this is a very true politcs is much interfering in the students life. studies is messing with the dirty politics.

    Comment by renuka | September 6, 2006

  2. in this situation students should lass with innovative ideas and reinterpret his own discourse

    Comment by santosh kumar | September 29, 2006

  3. Hi,
    New here and got this link from my website cache.
    This website is an excellent effort. I myself was trying to create one but got bogged down by lack of time.
    good luck!
    Suneet

    Comment by Suneet | January 15, 2007

  4. what is the procedure to be a member of this forum……..
    plz visit my orkut home page to know about me…….

    http://www.kproxy.com/servlet/redirect.srv/p5.p1.pbcd.pxbvgg.pred/Home.aspx?xid=5776307580105903040

    Comment by shubhasis chakraborty | January 19, 2007

  5. A very good initiative….
    We also initiated an action group called JUSTICE CORPS for judicial transparency, justice reforms & human rights.. Our website is http://www.justicecorps.wordpress.com

    Comment by Sanket Kashid | March 16, 2007

  6. thiis blog is blog is excellent for social and political issues.tts arise cultural issues too. but its dont arise issuees releted to ecosystem.man is an ecolgal animl like political and social animal.ecology means not only natural environment but cultural environment too and between all natural and cultural element. so serious debate about society without ecology can not be completed.

    Comment by nandan | April 22, 2007

  7. this blog is excellent for social and political issues.its arises culural issues too. but our social polical and cultural environnment releted to our ecosystem. ecoystem consists with all cultural and natural elements. ocr social concern can not be completed without our ecological concern. so ecological debtes should also be arised.

    Comment by nandan | April 22, 2007

  8. Press Release-Bizarre Exchange Between Oliver Kamm And Pro-Mao Author Joseph Ball

    Prominent New Labour supporter and author Oliver Kamm has recently been involved in a bizarre email exchange with pro-Mao author Joseph Ball, which included allegations from Oliver Kamm that Ball had threatened to sue him for libel. Extracts from this email exchange have been published on Oliver Kamm’s blog. Joseph Ball is the writer of the article ‘Did Mao Really Kill Millions In The Great Leap Forward?’, which was published in the ‘Commentary’ section of the US published Monthly Review
    magazine’s website (www.monthlyreview.org). Oliver Kamm compared Ball’s article to the work of the racist, holocaust denier David Irving .

    Oliver Kamm describes himself as ‘an author, columnist and banker’. He writes regularly for The Times and The Guardian. He wrote Anti-Totalitarianism: The Left-wing Case for a Neoconservative Foreign Policy, which was published in 2005. He has worked at the Bank of England, HSBC Securities and Commerzbank Securities, and is a founder of an asset management and advisory firm, WMG Advisors LLP, based in London.

    Kamm has devoted a surprising amount of time and column inches on his blog to attacks on the hitherto little known, left-wing writer Joseph Ball. Initially tempers were heated on both sides during the exchanges. However, Kamm continued to send bitter e-mails even after Ball had asked Oliver to send him no more e-mails unless they had ‘a proper purpose’.

    Kamm has attempted to represent the exchange as an attempt to defend himself from the threat of a libel writ, despite publishing extracts from Ball’s e-mails on his blog that seemed to indicate that Ball had never planned to issue a writ.

    The initial comments, by Kamm, comparing Joseph Ball to David Irving were made on his blog on the 2nd of October (see http://oliverkamm.typepad.com/blog/2007/10/divers-deniers.html).

    Kamm wrote: ‘I’ve mentioned this week my reader David Irving, the Holocaust denier. This post is not about him. It is about other schools of tendentious interpretation that I believe ought to be mentioned in the same breath as Mr Irving’s baseless work.’

    The post goes onto refer to Ball’s article, then states-

    ‘It is not an error to treat the far Right and the far Left as comparable forces in malignity. I will go so far as the historian Robert Conquest in feeling that Nazism is a greater historical evil than Communism. Yet the disrepute and the mode of argument of the political fringes are parallel and not divergent.’

    Kamm continued his attacks on Ball in three subsequent posts (see http://oliverkamm.typepad.com/blog/2007/10/absolutely-enra.html, http://oliverkamm.typepad.com/blog/2007/10/famine-what-fam.html, http://oliverkamm.typepad.com/blog/2007/10/dealing-with-li.html).

    In Ball’s article on Mao he writes about ‘The Great Leap Forward’ that began in China in 1958. This was a mass movement for the rapid development of agriculture and industry. The allegation is made that 30 million died during the Great Leap Forward. Ball points out that, the Chinese death rate figures that ‘prove’ this allegation only appeared 20 years after the event, during a political campaign by Mao’s successor Deng Xiaoping against the ideological legacy of the Great Leap Forward and the Cultural Revolution. Even Judith Banister, one of the demographers who has done most to promote the 30 million deaths figure, expresses extreme doubts about the sources for it. She describes death rate data gathered before the 1970s in China as ‘non-existent’ or ‘useless’. Yet without these figures there is little in the way of hard evidence to prove that such a massive famine took place.

    In his initial email to Kamm, Ball responded to Kamm’s attack on him for opposing the commonly expressed view that Stalin was ‘as bad as Hitler’. Ball wrote ‘No-one now accepts Robert Conquest’s speculative figures about the numbers that Stalin is meant to have killed. [Robert Conquest is an author who claims Stalin killed many millions.] Anti-Communists have retreated to the position that Stalin killed hundreds of thousands on the basis of a few bits of paper found in the insecure and politically contested space of the ex-Soviet archives. I am not prepared to accept this ‘evidence’ without corroboration.’

    Joseph Ball states that ‘Oliver Kamm is, in many ways, the last of New Labour, neo-con supporting die-hards. While other try to distance themselves from the disastrous decision to invade Iraq, Kamm is unrepentant about his pro-war views.’

    In a post of 04/09/07 entitled ‘Unsparing Of Reputations’ (see http://oliverkamm.typepad.com/blog/2007/09/index.html), Kamm criticises his uncle Martin Bell (whose election manifesto Kamm wrote in 1997 when Martin Bell defeated Tory MP Neil Hamilton), for calling for an enquiry into the Iraq war. Kamm writes ‘Those who believe, as I do, that the former PM has been a powerful influence for good at home and in the international order are usually depicted – at least in my experience of debating these issues – as a minority on the defensive.’

    Ball states that ‘The mantra that communism was as bad as nazi ideology is an essential part of the neo-con world view. Whatever mistakes were made, communism in China up until 1976 and the USSR up until the late 1950s led to rapid modernisation and increases in the health and welfare of ordinary people. Denial of the positives of communism and gross exaggeration of the negatives is used to justify the imposition of brutal free-market policies on the poor nations of the global South. These policies have led to levels of poverty and deprivation unimaginable in the rich nations. A more balanced view of communism could lead to the implementation of far more progressive social and economic policies for nations currently afflicted by poverty and underdevelopment.’

    Comment by Joseph Ball | October 10, 2007

  9. Dear Parisar
    Sorry I don’t think my post was meant to go here was it? I was trying to email you. Sorry, I’m not great when it comes to the internet.
    Joseph

    Comment by Joseph Ball | October 10, 2007

  10. ok dear joseph
    but we find it appropriate for our blog.we are posting it as a new post.thank you for being in contact.we need your contribution to our blog.

    Comment by parisar | October 18, 2007

  11. Good, Very Good Work.

    Mogembo Bahut Khush Hua.

    Comment by Siddharth Kumar | December 28, 2007

  12. Good, Very Good Work.

    Mogembo Khush Hua.

    Comment by Siddharth Kumar | December 29, 2007

  13. सराहनीय प्रयास अच्छा लगा आपको पढना ..काफी अच्छी अच्छी रचनाएं हैं आपकी.जल्दी ही फिर आना होगा .

    Mahatma Gandhi

    Comment by Hindi Sagar | January 20, 2008

  14. i wanna know the name the blogger n background plz..its really nice one

    Comment by yogendra | April 12, 2008

  15. I am a student of Dhaka University,Bangladesh. I am doing left student politics for a long time. And I also involved in trying to make a progressive youth writers forum that makes a unity of all cultural activist against our common enemy fundamentalism, comunalisn and imperialism. Our objective is to make a strong offence against imperialist cultural aggression and to support peoples movement. I want to contact with you for creating a strong freinship and exchange of ideas between us for creating internationalism. How I contact with you? please reply.

    Comment by K A | July 22, 2008

  16. you can contact us at
    parisarblog@gmail.com

    Comment by parisar | July 22, 2008

  17. hi all,
    I am mukesh from BHU.some of the people on this blog might remeber me.this is a very good work.hi nandan,kuldeep…kaise ho.
    i was disconnected from all of my frnds for 3 years but this blogs seems to be very useful for uniting with them.
    see u people soon

    Comment by Mukesh | July 19, 2009

  18. SALUDOS REVOLUCIONARIAS!
    VIVA LA REVOLUCION PROLETARIA PERMANENTE!
    VIVA TROTKY,MAO,CHE GUEVARA!

    Marin Trusca,co-presidente LCR

    Comment by Liga Comunistilor din Romania | November 19, 2010


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