Sudip Bhattacharya serves as a co-chair of the Political Education Committee at Central Jersey DSA and is a writer based in New Jersey, having been published in Current Affairs, CounterPunch, Protean, Reappropriate, and The Aerogram, among other outlets. Prior to pursuing a Ph.D. in Political Science at Rutgers University, he had worked full-time as a reporter across the mid-Atlantic and Northeast.
Intellectuals and ActivismBy Sudip Bhattacharya
There were people running, falling over each other through the dusty street. The Pakistani police, embodying the lessons passed on by their British overlords, swung their lathis as they rushed ahead. Some aimed their pistols while running, yelling, pulling the trigger at every other step. The screaming never stopped.