Issue 20: Untitled (9/15/2005)

Articles in this Issue

Women's voices must emerge as a voice of sustainable peace and the vision for the future of Nepal. From combatants to those left to rebuild the social structures at the war's end, women's roles are transforming in the country.

Reecha Upadhyay

A daring and bold new Bollywood film takes on AIDS, stereotypes, and homophobia. My Brother... Nikhil, based on a true story, shows a gay man grappling with AIDS through the eyes of his family and friends.

Madhuri Mohindar

The "gay rights" movement has rarely shared a table with the immigrant rights movement. Focused on the right to marry and rights of citizens, it leaves behind much needed coalition building between the movements.

Debanuj Dasgupta

Bearing the economic risks without reaping the benefits, taxi drivers in NYC are least protected by labor laws. Biju Mathew's book illustrates the organizing work and collective action happening among NYC's yellow cab drivers and their numerous victories.

Anmol Chaddha

A collection of hurricane-related resources

SAMAR Collective

In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, as after the attacks of September 11, 2001, the issue of racism has surfaced in the US. But the media is now quick to call it a bureaucratic mishandling, ignoring the historic roots of the problem.

Amel Ahmed