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To the Hindu middle-class: Why “wait and see” won’t cut it

In 2006 and 2007, I spent several months in Ahmedabad while on a fellowship from my university in the US. During my time in Ahmedabad, I interacted with the mostly-Hindu NGO staff where I was based, residents of the largely Hindu shantytown where the NGO ...

Story - By: - 2014-06-14 13:32 - 0 comments

Why We’re Not Losing: Decoding Indian Sexuality Politics in an Election Year

  Svati Shah provides a historical sketch of the recent 377 judgement, and frames 377 against the broader backdrop of both the vital LGBTQI movements protesting this law and Narendra Modi's ongoing campaign to be India's next prime ...

Story - By: - 2014-03-25 17:42 - 0 comments

Dreaming from the Center

Barack Obama and the Progressive Agenda ...

Story - By: - 2011-01-28 17:47 - 0 comments

Historic First Step on a Long Road Ahead in Nepal

A Nepali human rights advocate realistically examines the potential and limitations of the upcoming election in bringing about sustainable peace, stability, and social justice to Nepal. ...

Story - By: - 2011-01-28 17:47 - 0 comments

Organizing for Obama

A South Asians for Obama organizer explores what an Obama presidency would look like, explains what's in it for progressives, and asks what is the future role of this country. ...

Story - By: - 2011-01-28 17:47 - 1 comment

From Barely Relevant to Key Voting Bloc

In a matter of months, what was considered a politically inactive community unable to leverage its political power was now being wooed by the rival parties for its attention. The South Asian and West Indian enclaves of Richmond Hill and Ozone Park became ...

Story - By: - 2011-01-28 17:47 - 1 comment

Martial Law Ma-sha-allah

The current events in Pakistan are nothing more than a replay of an old story. We have a threat to the United States (communism now replaced with 'Islamofascism'), the ensuing billions of dollars in aid to fend off the threat, a suspended ...

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Anarchy in the Ranks

Building Sustainable Mass Movements ...

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Crimes of Speech

"The infamous George Allen "macaca" comment is part of a long history of offensive speech. The words, though, are only the tip of the iceberg, walking the talk is the real challenge for politicians." ...

Story - By: - 2011-01-28 17:47 - 0 comments

The Time is Right for the Desi Vote

The South Asian community of New York City provides a compelling case for what a widespread and organized effort to register and mobilize voters could look like. ...

Story - By: - 2011-01-28 17:47 - 3 comments

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