Mihir Bose’s pessimism regarding India’s future

With India’s 70th Independence approaching the media here in the UK has got into a frenzy. The Indian ‘ experts, secularists, lords’, will line up to have a go at India! Mihir Boss has done the honours by writing a negative article on 2nd August. My...

Trump

According to Gary Younge (Report, 21 January), even the heavens wept as Donald Trump stepped forward to take the oath. In most cultures of the world, rain showers at the beginning of a momentous event are a good omen. It may be that the heavens are thinking...

Pankaj Mishra screams banalities at Donald Trump

Pankaj Mishra screams banalities at Donald Trump, calling him compulsive groper, white supremacist, serial liar and tax dodger. At the same time we hear that the Time magazine has named Trump as a person of the year. As much as Mishra hates Trump and assumes that his...

Gandhi was an inspiration across Africa

Gandhi was an inspiration across Africa  Thursday 13 October 2016   ‘The professors at the University of Ghana who have succeeded in removing a statue of Gandhi (above) from campus accuse him of perpetuating the caste system. Yet no one has done more to stand up for...

Antibiotics 2

George Monbiot does not mention the other big existential threat facing our species. The huge amount of antibiotics fed to animals means that the consumers of meat are becoming immune to them. This is a nightmare scenario and diseases that were brought under control...

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