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Disaster capitalism, neo-liberal peace and a return to war

With the end of peace in Sri Lanka, the time has come for a massive re-appraisal of the international community’s successes, failures and outright incompetencies in the name of rehabilitation, reconstruction and peace-building.

Needed: A People’s Power movement

Perhaps the return to war in Sri Lanka will energise the flagging peace movement, as people wake up to what was achieved during the time of ceasefire and all that would be lost. We have …

| Jul 02, 2006

The end of peace

Neither the Colombo government nor the rebel leadership wants to take the blame for destroying the peace process, but both appear eager to exploit the situation. All the international community can do now is to …

| Jul 02, 2006

Just another suicide

After being hit locally, nationally and internationally, the farmers of Vidarbha are down — and some are out.

| Jul 02, 2006

Mountain autocrat, still

Subash Ghising has been the satrap of the Darjeeling hills for two decades. Responsibility for the region´s endemic problems sits squarely on his shoulders - and on Delhi and Calcutta powerbrokers that have helped him …

| Jul 02, 2006

Missing Daughters of Punjab

The declining ratio of girls to boys born in the two Punjabs points to a heart-rending problem which few want to discuss. It is not a matter of education, it is not a matter of …

| Jul 02, 2006

Assam’s rise of the margins

The Congress party squeaked by in Assam's recent elections, but it's racing to keep up with the state's new dynamics.

| Jul 01, 2006

The economics of accomodation

The fate of India-Pakistan economic ties seems pegged to the fluctuating peace process between the two. But the normalisation of bilateral economic relations is inevitable, and will have far-reaching and unforeseen implications.

| Jul 01, 2006

The fourth Eelam war

With the West's efforts at peacemaking having suddenly been stymied by the return to war, the focus shifts to New Delhi. How will it respond, even as Tamil Nadu turns restive?

| Jul 01, 2006

Inflation and the garments worker

Bangladesh's garment industry is constrained by competition from Chinese manufacturers, and the changes in global demand for trousers, jackets, shirts and sweaters.

| Jul 01, 2006

The fuzzy logic of Maoist transformation

Nepal's Maoist rebels are headed towards becoming a part of the political mainstream, but they're not there yet. It might just happen if they show some respect for the power of peaceful change.

| Jul 01, 2006

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