From the Middle East to North Korea, Donald Trump is reasserting US military strength and intensifying the rivalry among the great powers.
Roland Kelts wonders whether Japan-style stagnation would really be so bad in the west.
India's Daughter has exposed that country's rape culture. But don't imagine that these attitudes aren't found around the world.
Delhi is refusing to air a documentary about the gang rape and murder of a 23-year-old medical student in 2012.
Jaipur, 1971 and London 2015: a queasy syzygy.
Comparable to Herman Melville’s “Bartleby, the Scrivener” to Kafka’s “A Hunger Artist”, The Vegetarian ties social refusal to sexual protest.
The Aam Aadmi Party, led by Arvind Kejriwal, has won 67 out of 70 seats in Delhi’s elections.
The status of Burma’s Rohingya people has devolved to the point where even naming them has become controversial. We need to do more.
The ubiquitous unit of global commerce has infiltrated every sphere of modern life – whether as a means of trafficking, a symbol of gentrification, or a part of political protest.
The school day often lasts nine hours – with breaks for eye massages to reduce eye strain and physical activity to keep concentration levels high.
Air traffic control has lost contact with a passenger plane flying from Indonesia to Singapore with 162 people on board.
Twenty years ago, Labour won a landslide on a tide of optimism. Where did it all go wrong?
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