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Special Issue: The 2014 Indian elections

In response to the recent swearing in of Narenda Modi as India’s 15th prime minister, SAMAR releases this special issue which takes a deeper look at the differences between rhetoric and reality, and the connections between communalism and ...

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Policing Sex

This issue on Policing Sex explores the wider context of the criminalization of homosexuality in India, as well as visions put forth to challenge heterosexism, the police state, and misogyny.  ...

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The Art of Politics

In honor of our 20th anniversary, we wanted to share our perspectives on crafting this vibrant issue, which features poetry by Bushra Rehman, Purvi Shah, YaliniDream  and Ather Zia, along with a photo essay by Sabelo Narasimhan. Together, these pieces ...

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The Pitfalls of Language Politics in Bangladesh

A High Court ruling seeks to eliminate any distortions of the Bangla language on television or radio channels.  The ruling is absurd and dangerous and can present real challenges to the freedom of press in Bangladesh.  Part of SASI's (South Asia ...

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Exaggerations from Durban

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It's Been a While

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Methods of Dis-Organization

Where have the South Asians gone? ...

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No Country for Good Men

There is an alarming trend in India of arresting and detaining without bail human rights activists that challenge state authority. The unjust imprisonment of Dr Binayak Sen is the latest example. ...

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Notes on a Meltdown, and a View of the Other Side

Looking through the alphabet soup of financial instruments such as Collateralized Debt Obligations, Asset Backed Commercial Papers, Credit Debt Swaps, are you feeling like a commoner back in the day, disallowed from reading holy verses in the sacred ...

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Relief in a Time of Crisis

An introduction to Issue 19 Naomi Klein, in a recent issue of The Nation , describes "the rise of a predatory form of disaster capitalism that uses the desperation and fear created by catastrophe to engage in radical social and economic ...

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