Thursday, July 18, 2019

Tag: India

The terrifying implications of India’s elections for people and the planet

The Modi government’s far-right bigotry is well-known, but its equally disturbing environmental record isn’t.

South Asia’s nuclear-armed neighbors pull back from the abyss

The international community can only hope that the carnage and chaos of February was the last in a tragic series of encounters between nuclear neighbors that could otherwise lead South Asia to devastation and the world to nuclear winter.

As national elections draw closer, millions of farmers facing economic despair...

As India’s agrarian crisis deepens, so too will the social unrest, which may force future elected officials to take action on the growing demands of India’s powerful rural populace.

The world’s most dangerous divide

If nuclear war comes, it will happen because of a calculation or miscalculation by India or Pakistan.

Women in India stand up to reactionary forces, call for ‘equality,...

“We are taking the pledge that we will uphold Renaissance values, we will stand for equality for women, we resist the attempts to make Kerala a lunatic asylum, and we will fight for secularism.”

Progressive Briefing for Friday, September 7

State Senator sentenced to jail time for bribery, Alex Jones banned from Twitter, India legalizes gay sex, and more.

India legalizes gay sex, ruling discrimination on the basis of sexual...

"Criminalizing carnal intercourse is irrational, arbitrary and manifestly unconstitutional."

In Indian country, native-led businesses get a boost

Native-owned companies on the reservation have a hard time getting funding and expanding. Two Navajo entrepreneurs want to change that.

Can globalists contain Asia?

We’re not going to simply sit back and let revisionist powers rewrite the world order. This is why the next decade will be both fascinating and dangerous.

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