reform

Potemkin politics

Are the Burmese reforms for real?

| Dec 01, 2011

Roadmap to nowhere

President Gayoom’s new reform plan is not very reform-minded.

| Aug 01, 2006

Towards a Grey Revolution

The message from the Government of India is becoming clear: farmers get out of agriculture and make way for the contractors.

| Jan 01, 2004

The politics of information control: Dumbing down the atolls

As far as the Male ruling elite is concerned, control, not development, is the first priority in their relationship with the rest of the country.

A country abandoned

Impressions of Afghanistan by an Iranian filmmaker who travelled extensively in the country between 1988 and 2001.

| Oct 01, 2001

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