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Creating an audience from the void

After decades of upheaval, Afghanistan today finds itself unable to remember its cultural past.

| Sep 09, 2009

The dissident pleasures of pornography

Pornography demands an examination of the contradictions between our sexual lives and yearnings.

| Sep 09, 2009

Returning to the broken palmyrah

Twenty years after the assassination of human-rights activist Rajani Thiranagama, her prophetic words could inspire a new generation of activists in Sri Lanka.

| Sep 08, 2009

A flawed democratic exercise 

Defying the ban from the Taliban, the Afghan people came out to vote amidst tight security. But it might be too early to celebrate the victory of democracy.

| Sep 01, 2009

Chopsticks in Manipur

The move to ban Hindi films and serials in Manipur has had an unexpected consequence: the Koreans have moved in.

| Sep 01, 2009

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