Public Health

A Devil's Pact

Outsourcing in Exchange for Farmer's Lives

No Country for Good Men

There is an alarming trend in India of arresting and detaining without bail human rights activists that challenge state authority. The unjust imprisonment of Dr Binayak Sen is the latest example.

The Harm of Hype

The mainstream media's manipulation of the events of November 26 has set the tone for increased belligerence and hawkish strategies by the state. However the people of Mumbai find themselves in a more complex predicament as they try to make sense of what happened.

Bollywood Imagines the Good (and Bad) Muslim

My Name is Khan...and I am not a terrorist is the already ubiquitous chorus from the most recent Bollywood blockbuster to cross over to western audiences. The film seeks to engage American anxieties around nationalism and race and at the same time reveals similar commentaries about India. Omer Shah reviews the film and asks: are we ever able to construct Muslim identities without the notion of terrorist?

The Organizer's Corner

Questions for Saru Jayaraman of Restaurant Opportunities Center - New York (ROC-NY)

Corporate Responsibility Twenty Years On

In Bhopal, the struggle to seek justice goes on, not as compensation, for the loss is too great to be compensated, but rather as a founding virtue of human society.

One Big, Happy Community?

Class Issues Within South Asian Homes

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.

Pilgrimage

Reflections from a Journey Through Palestine

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