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Who needs borders?

A freewheeling discussion on borders and borderlands in Southasia.

| Sep 15, 2021

Southasiasphere: ISSUE #2

The long walk home for migrants, tech and surveillance in the time of COVID-19, pardoning a convicted army officer, and more.

| Apr 03, 2020

Between big data and big brother

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

| Feb 18, 2020

A ‘fierce’ fear

Literature and loathing after the Junta.

| Jun 01, 2016

The woman who pretended to be who she was (online)

As the internet changes, it challenges us to ask who we really are both online and offline

| Jul 15, 2013

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