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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.

IT, BT and Bangalore's Moral Economy

Police crackdowns on Bangalore's nightlife didn't bring solidarity between the upscale clubs and live show cabarets; in fact images of the woman as loose and mini-wearing in one and prostitutes in the other showed the deepening class divide.

Legislating Terror

Manipur: Another Victim of India's Draconian Anti-Terrorism Laws

The Battle Over California's Textbook

Hindu groups' efforts to revise school textbooks in the name of second generation Indians' self esteem would erase the truth of the caste system, patriarchy and minority oppression.

The Work of Domestic Work

Domestic workers' unions in India educate workers about their rights and advocate at the local, national, and international level for women pulled into this industry as a result of poverty, displacement or trafficking.

A 'Morning After' Prescription: Remember Abu Ghraib

The Perversions of US Foreign and Domestic Policy

Sex, Lies and the Internet

The recent arrest of four men in Lucknow in India, and the media representation of the incident, offer a chance to explore questions of identity, national hypocrisy and media ethics.

The Myth of the Burdensome Immigrants

Xenophobia and anti-immigrant sentiments situate South Asian and other immigrant communities as burdens on the health care system, missing the barriers, racism and classism they experience. To meet the needs of immigrant workers, these structural inequalities need to be addressed and considered in proposals for US health care reform.

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