Public Health

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 judiciary, and of course le generale du jour.

Neoliberal Desire

Satish Menon's Bhavum

The Trouble with Secularism

A Review of Amitava Kumar's Husband of a Fanatic

And Medicine For All

We must mourn the capitulation embodied in the Indian Patents Amendment Bill passed in March 2005, but we must celebrate the concessions won by people's movements and left activists.

Song of Freedom: An End to Revisionist History

A documentary film brings archival footage into the light and helps Bangladesh remember in its 25th year of liberation.

Soft Power of Community Mobilization

In the face of terror in South Asia, from Kashmir to Sri Lanka, counter-terrorism takes new and ever-changing shape. Nimmi Gowrinathan explores the possibilities of community mobilization to protect against the dehumanizing impacts of terror in rural South Asia.

Water, Water, Everywhere

It is urgent that water, which remains Nepal's strongest resource, not fall in the hands of decision-makers who will exclude the majority of users. Sushma Joshi explores the politics of water and development in rural Nepal.

Why the "Gay Rights Movement" is Anti-Immigrant Rights

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.

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