When Islanders Are Robbed of Their Homeland

May 27, 2020

In May 2019, the United Nations General Assembly passed a resolution calling on Britain to return the Chagos Archipelago, a cluster of islands in the middle of the Indian Ocean, to Mauritius, an island nation off the southeast coast of Africa. The resolution endorsed an International Court of...

Britain’s Practice of Unsafe Politics

November 18, 2019

The Brexit virus has infected the Brits and destroyed their natural immune system.   Opportunistic infections and cancers now thrive in the weakened British political metabolism and have enabled Boris Johnson to come to power, and other unnatural organisms to flourish. Brexit Party...

British Raj: A Saga Like No Other

July 26, 2019

The medieval Italian philosopher Marsilio Ficino thought of history “as necessary for the life of mankind, not only to make it more agreeable, but to found it upon tradition." He added: "What is in itself mortal, through history attains immortality; what is absent becomes present, what is ancient...

The British Empire Strikes Back

February 13, 2019

Gavin Williamson, the UK defense secretary, will turn a liberated Britain into a lethal weapon. The Daily Devil’s Dictionary explains. Whereas nearly every commentator has been emphasizing the likely negative and disastrous consequences of Brexit — including penuries of food and medicine,...

Gandhi: Where Do His Values Stand Today?

October 02, 2013

In modern India, Gandhian values must be replaced with those of other influential people. Being born in India, when first starting to make sense of academia, the first of the names that are heard amongst the plethora of freedom fighters and national heroes is that of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi...

Gandhi and the Paradox of Personal Desire

October 02, 2013

The liberation that Gandhi sought required the renunciation of personal desires. Over the past century, many have accused Gandhi of being the ultimate altruist. On the contrary, however, Gandhi went on to claim that he was doing the work that took over his life for a very selfish reason: that he...

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Gandhi: Bapu, Fakir, and Statesman

October 01, 2013

Despite his blunders, Gandhi continues to be more relevant than ever. Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi had wide-ranging interests and lived in three continents before exploding to prominence on the national and global stage. He started communes, ran newspapers, walked a lot, wrote innumerable letters,...

Gandhi: Perspectives on Greatness

October 01, 2013

Can Gandhi's values be used in today's India? Background Sixty-five years after his death, Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, also known as Mahatma Gandhi, is still honored and remembered as one of the most influential leaders in history. His ideologies of peace and nonviolence have transcended...

Two Steps Towards A Great Life, According to M. Gandhi

September 30, 2013

In the 21st Century, Gandhi Matters More Than Ever We are at an interesting crossroads in human history where more and more people are waking up in their work and their marriages and are finding themselves deeply dissatisfied.  What was once enough is no longer. Once upon a time the American...

India at the Crossroads

August 15, 2013

Once christened as the "jewel in the crown," India has since failed to live up to its potential. India is a country that has a plethora of descriptions: "The world’s largest democracy," "Land of spirituality," and "Land of tigers and elephants" are...

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