Globalization

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.

Sketches of Bombay: At the Call Centers

An inside glimpse of call center working conditions—surveillance, abusive callers, few breaks, high work quotas, and the repetitive nature of the job.

Tale of an Indian Lesbian

While the single unmarried daughters in the city's posh enclaves fall into dreams of securing rings from America-branded MBA sons of high status families, Charu lies tossing and turning under satin sheets fantasizing about hibernating in the folds of the supple sari clad bodies of women.

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.

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