Age, income and wealth make no difference to regressive attitudes, the data reveals, begging the question of what will: Betwa Sharma in conversation with data journalist Rukmini S.
Tag: Prime Minister Narendra Modi
Criminalizing ‘Extreme Hatred of Britain’
The proposal by Rishi Sunak, the former chancellor, is another attempt to stage a culture-war spectacle, writes Sita Balani. But these rhetorical games have real consequences.
Great Disorder & Extravagant Lies
For an agenda of compassion that gives hope in the possibilities of a world not rooted in private profit, Vijay Prashad turns to the public-health program of Kerala, India.
PATRICK LAWRENCE: Ukraine & the Strength of Nonalignment
Liberals once mocked the Bush–Cheney regime’s with-us-or-against-us routines. Now the trans–Atlantic foreign policy cliques have no capacity to see the world differently.
Caitlin Johnstone: Ukraine Drives America’s Cynical Concern for Human Rights in India
The real worry for the Biden administration is a potential Indian pivot away from Washington toward Moscow.
Forbes Fires India Correspondent Over Hate Crimes Report
The incident reflects how difficult it is for journalists to collate rising reports of religion-based hate crimes under the Modi government, writes Betwa Sharma.
A Win For Indian Democracy
Narendra Modi’s surrender to the farmers is a win for Indian democracy and for peasants around the world, writes Vijay Prashad.
What Does India Get Out of ‘Quad’ Membership?
Behind the rhetoric about the Indo-Pacific and open seas is the U.S. play in Southeast Asia, writes Prabir Purkayastha.
Why Covid-19 is Running Amok in India
It’s an extreme example of the privileging of profits over lives, writes Jayati Ghosh.
Lessons to Learn from Kerala
Vijay Prashad interviews the finance minister of the populous Indian state about the “hop, skip and jump” gains by the Left Democratic Front government there.