You Can Be A Patriot or a Profiteer, But You Can’t Be Both

Robert Greenwald is a producer, director, political activist, and Brave New Films founder and president. Co-authored by Derrick Crowe. This week, the three military contractors that do the most business with the Pentagon… Continue reading

The City and the Writer: In London with Hisham Matar

Hisham Matar was born in New York City to Libyan parents and spent his childhood first in Tripoli and then in Cairo.  His first novel, In the Country of Men, was published in 2006 and… Continue reading


Full text of the press release issued by Rashtapati Bhawan: PAINED AT FALLACIOUS OBSERVATIONS REGARDING POST RETIREMENT HOME PRESIDENT OF INDIA DECIDES TO FOREGO HER PROPOSED ACCOMODATION 27-04-2012 : Rashtrapati Bhavan, New Delhi… Continue reading

फूल ये कहां से आए हैं, बोलूं?

अनु सिंह चौधरी मीडिया और जन-संचार के क्षेत्र में सक्रिय हैं. उनकी रचनात्मकता के विविध आयामों का परिचय उनके ब्लॉगसे मिलता है. उनसे पर संपर्क किया जा सकता है. बिस्तर पर चित्त लेटते… Continue reading

Indian foreign policy is behaving the American way -Ayesha Siddiqa

Ayesha Siddiqa was the first Pakistani woman to work as director of naval research with Pakistan Navy. After serving 11 years as a civil servant, she worked for 11 years before making headway… Continue reading

Sudan endgame could be negotiations

Zeina Khodr is an Al Jazeera’s roving correspondent. In Khartoum, there is widespread concern over the recent flare-up of violence in border areas with South Sudan. However, nationalist feelings are high. “I am… Continue reading

Is CISPA SOPA 2.0? We Explain the Cybersecurity Bill

  ProPublica‘s Megha Rajagopalan reports on digital privacy, security and freedom. She was a 2011 Fulbright fellow in Beijing where she conducted research on the Chinese news media, and was previously a research… Continue reading

Sri Lanka: The Siege Within Continues…

Umakant is a Delhi-based activist and researcher. Sri Lanka, a small island nation, besotted with ethnic strife mainly between dominant & majoritarian Sinhala and minority Tamil culminated into a full blown civil war… Continue reading

Billionaires to mine cosmic riches

John Terrett is Al Jazeera’s US correspondent. A group of US billionaires is planning a daring space mission to extract fuel and precious metals from asteroids as they whiz past Earth at millions… Continue reading

Julian Assange’s The World Tomorrow: Slavoj Zizek & David Horowitz

Slavoj Zizek and David Horowitz are the guests for the second episode of Julian Assange’s interview show, “The World Tomorrow”. “Intellectual superstar” Slavoj Zizek is a philosopher, psychoanalyst and cultural commentator. David Horowitz… Continue reading

Why Arab women still ‘have no voice’

  Amal Mohammed Al-Malki is Assistant Teaching Professor of English at Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar, where she teaches courses in writing composition, postcolonial literature, theories of translation, and world English. She is… Continue reading