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The barrage of unfiltered war images from Syria on social media is resulting in large-scale normalisation of wartime brutality.
Two new books show that for the poor, privacy has never been on offer.
A toxic divide between moderate and fundamentalist Islam is plaguing the small island-nation of the Maldives.
Women jazz musicians around the world are voicing their dissent against the masculine backrooms of the music industry.
An excerpt from the fascinating book "What Can And Cannot Be Said", co-authored by Arundhati Roy and John Cusack.
Cotton farmers in western India's Marathwada region have seen a steady rise in input costs – seeds, fertilisers, electricity, water – but profits remain poor in the absence of state support, forcing many to abandon this ‘cash’ crop.
The massive "Workers' Mahapadhav" that convened recently in New Delhi's Parliament Street saw workers, especially women, from all over the country express their dissent against India's exploitative labour practices and institutions.
The Widodo government in Indonesia is using its strong state apparatus to suppress an extremist form of Islamic popular thought in the country.
In the age of the internet and its beast-child, social media, we have lost two existential things: ownership of information about us, and the right to be alone.
The memories are still fresh and alive. It was early 2003 and the American-led coalition was preparing to launch Operation Iraqi Freedom. There was fear and hope in the air: fear of the impending war and hope that Saddam...