August 7, 2020

August 7, 2020

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In the Name of the Nation

Nietzsche’s Abyss Staring Back?
Review Article Sanjay Barbora

Issue Articles

Making Sense of China’s Dream

Why does the India-China border flare-up with regularity? For China, it is not about determining where the boundary lies, it is about establishing primacy.

The Unequal Effects of the Covid-19 Crisis on the Labour Market

The unequal labour market in India would have seen a widening of disparities after Covid-19 struck. Those at the bottom, with few skills, limited education & without security, would have been affected the most; they are the ones in immediate need of support.

India’s Economic Dependence on China

India cannot afford to cut its economic links with China since imports from its northern neighbour dominate sections of the economy, especially in electronics and pharmaceutical intermediates. This is the result of the neglect of domestic industry for decades.

Covid-19 and the Spectres of Colonialism

India’s lockdowns and questionable experimentation with vaccines and drugs to fight Covid-19 eerily mimic its colonial past.

Gendering the Pandemic in the Prison

'For women, prisons are built with stones of "patriarchal" law. It is time to campaign against incarcerated pregnancies and custodial childbirths as making for cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment of women.'

The Pedagogical Problems of the Census

The policy in the census of ‘rationalising’ languages has a debilitating impact on the speakers of unrecognised languages; they are condemned not to access education in their own languages.

Forum/Letters

Letters on August 7 Issue

A brilliant exposition of the neglect of the Indian manufacturing sector
Biswajit Dhar and KS Chalapati Rao's ‘India’s Economic Dependence on China’ (24 July 2020) is not only timely but a...

Seeing the Trees and the Forest(s): On the Destruction of Mumbai’s Ecology

“How to conjure up a picture, for instance, of a town without pigeons, without any trees or gardens, where you...
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