SPOTLIGHTING LANKAN TAMILS

Jayalalitha has submitted a memo to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh that lists demands from post-conflict Sri Lanka. She has said that the Sri Lankan regime should be held accountable for war crimes during… Continue reading

Mumbai blasts and the Somnath syndrome

The tragic yet audacious multiple terrorist attacks that killed at least 18 people and injured over 100 on Wednesday in Mumbai is a stark and blood-splattered reminder that India remains vulnerable to such… Continue reading

Murdoch Has Blood on His Hands

David Swanson is a longtime peace and justice activist and author of War Is a Lie and Daybreak: Undoing the Imperial Presidency and Forming a More Perfect Union. David Swanson Nailing Rupert Murdoch… Continue reading

In Israel, A Tsunami Warning

Noam Chomsky is one of the most important voices in the world today. In May, in a closed meeting of many of Israel’s business leaders, Idan Ofer, a holding-company magnate, warned, “We are… Continue reading

Is pornography driving men crazy?

Could the widespread availability and consumption of pornography in recent years actually be rewiring the male brain? It is hard to ignore how many highly visible men in recent years (indeed, months) have… Continue reading

TED Talk by Global Voices Co-Founder Rebecca MacKinnon

Solana Larsen is a Danish-Puerto Rican journalist and activist, currently living in both New York and Berlin. She is the Managing Editor of Global Voices website. Previously  she worked with openDemocracy.net. On Twitter,… Continue reading

India: A massive testing ground for US pharmaceutical companies

As US pharmaceutical companies move their operations abroad, India has become a testing ground for trial medicines. US pharmaceutical companies have moved their operations overseas over the course of the past decade. FAULT… Continue reading

Prime Minister Keeps Environment Ministry and the Minister Structurally Weak

Gopal Krishna, the author of this article, is an activist. He runs ToxicsWatch Alliance, Ban Asbestos Network of India (BANI), IMOWatch, MediaVigil & WaterWatch Alliance. He is actively involved with the Kosi issue.… Continue reading

Indo-Bangladesh relations: Trouble over water

Amit Ranjan is a Research Scholar in South Asian Studies division of School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. His other posts can be seen here. He can be reached at… Continue reading

TED: the world’s coolest conference

Bilal Randeree is an online journalist for Al Jazeera English, based in the Middle East. You can follow his latest updates on Twitter: @bilalr With colleagues reporting from the jubilant but tense newly… Continue reading

Nonviolent Revolution Clarified: Five Myths and Realities Behind Egypt’s Uprising

Dr. Cynthia Boaz is assistant professor of political science at Sonoma State University, where her areas of expertise include quality of democracy, nonviolent struggle, civil resistance and political communication and media. She is… Continue reading