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How people get sucked into misinformation rabbit holes …

How people get sucked into misinformation rabbit holes – and how to get them out As misinformation and radicalisation rise, it’s tempting to look for something to blame: the internet, social media personalities, sensationalised political campaigns, religion, or conspiracy theories....
Laziness as a form of resistance
February 18, 2024

Laziness as a form of resistance

By Bhabani Shankar Nayak* The productivist ideology lies at the core of the profit-making pyramid of capitalism. It perpetuates a...
Economy: A single hold-all measure like GDP is a camouflaging device
February 4, 2024

Economy: A single hold-all measure like GDP is a camouflaging device

3 February 2024: There are well-known problems associated with the concept of gross domestic product (GDP) as well as with...
March 11, 2022

COMMENT : AAP tsunami decimates the big & mighty in Punjab & …

MELBOURNE, 11 March 2022: Politics can throw up strange situations. But what has happened in Punjab is mind-boggling. The AAP...
Miles’ Law and the War in Ukraine: Where you stand depends on where you sit
March 8, 2022

Miles’ Law and the War in Ukraine: Where you stand depends on where you sit

ROME, Mar 4, 2022 (IPS) – This aphorism which dates back to the late 1940s points out that one’s position...
Understanding modern attacks on Gandhi
January 10, 2022

Understanding modern attacks on Gandhi

Statues of Indian independence leader, Mahatma Gandhi, have been vandalised or removed around the world – but why does his...
June 10, 2016

Indian Civilization Unlikely to have been Characterised by One Religion: Romila Thapar

‘Why can’t we think of civilisation as a process of tracking cultures?’: Historian Romila Thapar Full text of the speech...
December 26, 2015

Book Review : “The Past As Present” By Romila Thapar

By Anil Gokhale The Book to be considered as milestone in Historical writings on Ancient India and its reverberations on...
August 22, 2012

Pakistan: Protect human rights defenders

Pakistan: On 4 July 2012, Farida Afridi, Executive Director of women’s rights organization Society for Appraisal and Women Empowerment in...
April 1, 2012

A reminder to the Sage of Bengaluru

You went to a Catholic college but most Indians must be Naxals, dear Sri Sri, because they went to government...
March 21, 2011

Of integrity and integrated corruption

By Prabhat Shunglu New Delhi: “I come from a poor family. The only asset I possess is integrity.” This was...
February 14, 2011

Walk Like an Egyptian

By Prabhat Shunglu New Delhi: Forty days before anti-Mubarak slogans rented the air at Cairo’s Tahrir Square on January 25,...
January 25, 2011

Deportation of Afghan asylum seekers from Australia

By Farhad Arian Summary This paper aims to critically evaluate a newly signed agreement between the Australian government and the...
August 7, 2010

Rich nations’ farm subsidies help big landlords,companies

By Julio Godoy PARIS, Aug 6, 2010 (IPS) – Subsidies for agriculture in the industrialised countries of the world grew...

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