Category Archives: Political

People Want Economic Democracy

By Prabhakar T. Overland

A certain socioeconomic issue seems to be staring the world’s legislators and policymakers in their face: How can a minimum of wealth be distributed to allow people to stay calm so that the economy remains intact? A bit like the Corona virus conundrum then: How many vaccinated people does it take for the pressure on hospitals …

The Vital Energy of Students

By Shrii Prabhat Rainjan Sarkar
(14 September 1959, Motihari, Bihar)

Normally between the ages of sixteen and twenty-four human beings have abundant vital energy (práńa shakti). This is the period of their student life. Though there is plenty of vital energy during this period, due to intellectual underdevelopment the physical and intellectual waves are unable to adjust together …

The Younger Generation

By Shrii Prabhat Rainjan Sarkar

youngenerationThe younger generation usually has greater knowledge than the older generation of how circumstances will change in the future, because it is their nature to look ahead, and consequently they focus more attention on the future than their elders. I am not referring here to adolescent sentimentality, but to how far an understanding of the …

Who is the real enemy?

By Dada Vedaprajinananda

(March 2012) – President Obama’s healthcare law has sparked a lot of debate in the U.S., and predictably his critics on the right have used it to weigh in against the dangers of “Big Government.”

For many of Obama’s opponents, the possibility that the government might help people to get affordable medical care is a catastrophe signaling …

Civilian Democratic Political-Economic System, for Liberated Countries and Countries with all Systems of Government

By Prof. Dhanjoo N. Ghista

Originally published in Gurukula Network, Issue No 30, May 2011

1. Wave of Social Unrest due to Governmental authoritarianism, massive corruption, economic woes and gross disparities between rich and poor

Friday February 11 was a historic day in Cairo, when Egypt’s President Hosni Mubarak resigned as president and handed over governance control to the military, …

Islam and Democracy

Ac. Krtashivananda Avt.
Two kinds of democratic states can be recognized in the Islamic countries. The basis of this distinction has to do with how comprehensively Islam is incorporated into the affairs of the state:

  1. A democratic state  which recognizes Islam as state religion, such as Malaysia, Pakistan Algeria,or Bangladesh. Some religious values are incorporated into public life, but Islam