JNU Students Go On Hunger Strike

Countercurrents.org | 28 April, 2016

Led by JNUSU president Kanhaiya Kumar, a group of students from Jawaharlal Nehru Univeristy, (JNU) Delhi started an indefinite hunger strike demanding a rollback of the university authorities’ punishment for them. Students participating in the indefinite hunger-strike are Kanhaiya Kumar, Rama Naga- General Secretary JNUSU, Shweta Raj, Chintu Kumari, Anant Prakash Narayan, Sraborni Ahmed , Aqsa Asger, Nitisha Kholkar, K. Feyaz Ahmed , Pratim Ghoshal, Anand, Pankhuri Zaheer, Samanth Singh, Sunaina , G. Suresh, Birendra, Awadesh, Sanjeev and Parthipan.Read More »

Counter Thinking The Medical Industry

by Prof. BM Hegde

Countercurrents.org | 28 April, 2016

“To have something different you must do something different. But in order to do something different you must be able to think something different. And before you can think something different you must be willing to believe something different.” – Anon

Every thought is a thing, so say many quantum physicists. Therefore, if you want to get anything you must be able to think first. Today in the world of “science” no body is permitted to think! Even if you write a new sentence in any of your papers, the editor and the so called “peer-reviewer” want a reference to that statement. Logically, that eliminates fresh thinking. “If only I could think, if only I could think!” lamented Albert Einstein many times. Curiously, physics died a natural death with his student, Werner Heisenberg, thinking laterally following some of his mediation sessions on the Mountains in 1925. Heisenberg’s uncertainty principle put an end to conventional physics. That was finally sealed by another colleague of Einstein and Heisenberg, Hans Peter Durr, Director of the Max Planck Institute in Munich, who showed that “matter is not made up of matter.” He calls that a-duality, which he himself admits is not as good a concept as Advaitha of ancient Sanathana Dharma in India! Without matter where is physics?Read More »