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Indian Cinema’s Own Brand of Sexism

Indian Cinema’s Own Brand of Sexism

by    Ankita Mukhopadhyay

When it comes to its treatment of women, India’s entertainment industry needs a reality check. “We can’t cast her, she’s too fat.” “What am I going to do with an actress who can act but doesn’t look good?” I lapped up these statements as harmless feedback for a year and a half in the television Read More

The Daily Devil’s Dictionary: Operations of “Elimination”

The Daily Devil’s Dictionary: Operations of “Elimination”

by    Peter Isackson

All powerful governments feature assassination in their strategic toolbox. Although the ongoing investigation has not yet produced any clear-cut results, leaders of the Western powers were immediately convinced that the Kremlin ordered the poisoning of Sergei Skripal in the UK town of Salisbury. British Prime Minister Theresa May initiated an as yet minor diplomatic war Read More

Latin America at the Crossroads Ahead of Big Election Year

Latin America at the Crossroads Ahead of Big Election Year

by    Manuela Andreoni

What does Latin America’s bumper election year hold in store for the continent? A spate of elections will make 2018 decisive for Latin America. As the world marches toward a more conservative and even authoritarian future, this year’s presidential elections — in Brazil, Mexico, Colombia, Paraguay and Costa Rica — will determine whether the region Read More

It’s Time to Rethink India’s Policy on Palestine

It’s Time to Rethink India’s Policy on Palestine

by    Abhinav Pandya

There is hardly any reason for India to not prioritize its partnership with Israel over Palestine in pursuit of its strategic interests. On various occasions, India’s diffidence, indecisiveness and a highly constrained foreign policy have perplexed international relations experts. In one such instance, India’s vote in favor of Palestine against the US decision to move Read More

The Daily Devil’s Dictionary: “Belief” in the Second Amendment

The Daily Devil’s Dictionary: “Belief” in the Second Amendment

by    Peter Isackson

A singer from Nevada believes in the quasi-theological interpretation of the Second Amendment put forward by the NRA. Everyone thinks of the United States as a nation or sovereign state. They also know it is the most powerful nation — economically and militarily. But they often fail to notice the way in which it is Read More

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