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Is Nuclear Power Compatible With Democracy? #mustread

Sajjad Hussain/Agence France-Presse/Getty Images Activists protested against the proposed Jaitapur nuclear power plant in Maharashtra Posted: 10/02/2013 7:21 pm, Huffingtonpost When India‘s Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrived in the U.S. last week, he reportedlycarried a generous gift: an unlimited number of… Continue Reading →

Syria: Accidental Diplomacy in the Devils’ Playground #mustread

Posted: 09/16/2013 5:46 pm Iara Lee Activist and filmmaker, huffingtonpost It’s unfortunate that diplomacy has now become an accident of U.S. foreign policy. After John Kerry’s slip-of-the-tongue in London last week, warmongers in and outside the beltway are sulking at… Continue Reading →

Nelson Mandela would have made a fine peace journalist #Sundayreading

By Steven Youngblood Director, Center for Global Peace Journalism, Park University At a fundamental level, Mandela and peace journalists share an understanding of the importance of language. One key tenant of peace journalism is that the words we as journalists use… Continue Reading →

#India – Who Is Qualified To Be A Whistleblower ?

In a recent judgement, the Supreme Court has argued about the basic qualifications required to expose wrongdoings by organisations. Reports Ankit Agrawal BY  ANKIT AGRAWAL  , Tehelka Last month a two member bench of the Supreme Court comprising Justice Surinder… Continue Reading →

Google chief Larry Page calls Internet spying threat to freedoms #FOE #Censorship

AFP: SAN FRANCISCO, JUN 08 2013, 10:13 IST Tags: Google Inc | Internet Spying | Larry Page | Mark Zuckerberg | Barack Obama | Government Surveillance Program | World News Google chief Larry Page branded Internet spying a threat to freedom and called for governments to be more revealing about what they try to… Continue Reading →

#India – Stifling Dissent in the name of Public Interest #WTF

Date: 1 June 2013 Subject: Whose public interest? | Jayati Ghosh in Frontline Preoccupations Whose public interest? The government of India has taken the stifling of dissent in the name of public interest to great lengths without encountering any resistance…. Continue Reading →

Connected and Alone #Sundayreading

By Pritha Kejriwal & Sayan Bhattacharya,  Kndle Magazine Professor with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Sherry Turkle has continuously explored the psychological dimension to human-technology relationship. In this age of simulated sex, 3D and sociable robots, are we headed for a new… Continue Reading →

India – Who decides what we eat?

The new biotechnology Bill will allow biotech firms to tamper with our food Devinder Sharma 11-05-2013, Issue 19 Volume 10 t More by the author > Illustration: Vikram Nongmaithem In March, US President Barack Obama signed the HR 933 continuing… Continue Reading →

Crocodile tears on the West Bank #Palestine

GITHA HARIHARAN, The Hindu Expressions of solidarity for the Palestinian people have little meaning unless they become a powerful collective voice that can build pressure on Israel The day U.S. President Barack Obama came to Ramallah, I was supposed to… Continue Reading →

#India- Vote for universal PDS #mustshare

  Vote for universal PDS. click the planning commission site below and vote for universal PDS. Every vote counts . Although this system of voting will never reach those who really need to Vote ???? http://12thplan.gov.in/  

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