India and the Future of the Planet

India and the Future of the Planet

India’s economic and energy production model is not a threat to the world, but it is a threat to India itself, particularly its most marginalized people.

Drifting Away from Peace

Drifting Away from Peace

According to a new study, peaceful countries are getting more peaceful while the violent are getting more violent.

Payback for Colonial Sins

Payback for Colonial Sins

The British government’s offer to pay reparations to colonial-era torture victims in Kenya dispels the notion that British colonialism was any better than the rest.

Washington’s Nuclear Hypocrisy

Washington’s Nuclear Hypocrisy

Washington sanctions North Korea and Iran while bolstering its own nuclear arsenal and turning a blind eye to Israel’s.

Postcard from Mumbai

Postcard from Mumbai

Mahalaxmi Dhobi Ghat is one of many reminders that the modern economy has not transcended the realities of undercompensated manual toil.

Orientalizing Rape

Orientalizing Rape

The coverage of the Damini case has sparked a lively debate about how the Western media portrays rape culture abroad.