People & Politics
Orange is for oppression
A day in the life of a Colombo street cleaner.
Far from truth
By Weena Pun
On the policing of sexuality of migrant workers’ wives in Nepal.
A conversation with Asma Jehangir
By Ritu Menon
From our archives, when the human-rights activist spoke to author Ritu Menon.
White-lipped, blue-collared and invisible
Privatisation in Pakistan and the erosion of a once-strong workers’ movement.
Redefining the secular mode for India
India needs to own its historical secularism, rather than reject it as an alien conce...
Nuclearism, genocidal mentality and psychic numbing
By Ashis Nandy
On the psychopathology of the nuclear-arms race.
By Alison Shaw
Media reports on cousin marriages among British Pakistanis deflect from measured disc...
Identity illusions, unclassified categories
By Aditya Nigam
Why has this tension grown between class and identity politics?