Ross Adkin

White-collared

Can bureaucracy drive happiness?

Aug 31, 2016

Shangri-la, continued

Thimphu bookshops, language choice and the most recent clutch of fiction from Bhutan.

Jun 24, 2016

Hunger for Tibet

The latest book on Tibet’s environmental degradation shows how any attempt to save the plateau’s ecosystem must come from within China.

Mar 08, 2015

CIA in Mustang, MIA in Dharamsala

A new novel on Tibet highlights, and skirts around, many of the region’s issues.

Sep 09, 2014

Get Out Quick, Inc.

Ponzi: a fraudulent investing scam promising high rates of return with little risk to investors.

Mar 09, 2014

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Remaking #MeToo in Sri Lanka

A personal reflection on the limits and possibilities of the social-media phenomenon.

‘A picture of malicious intention’

On the Chinese embassy’s undiplomatic letter to a Nepali newspaper.

Between big data and big brother

Why the overwhelming control over data by governments and large corporations doesn’t bode well for democracy.