Ethnic conflict, global capital, and framing

Is Indian foreign policy reflecting that of neo-con US, with both policy and outlook reflecting national interests and pragmatism over insights, intellectualism, and morality? Read More …

Pirates? Aarrr, our frigates will fix em! Err… what about context?

When the Indian Navy sunk a Somali “pirate” ship in the Gulf of Eden, the Indian media (including leading journalists) cheered from the sidelines. Nothing like booming guns and gun-toting soldiers to fire up the cockles of journalists. But here Read More …

Times of India frames Modi's shining Gujarat as "shame"

Times of India reports on attainment levels by primary school students in rural Ahmedabad and wobbles the axis of the spin and propaganda that surrounds discourse on Gujarat. Headlined “Ahmedabad: Show piece or shame!”, the report states that: only 51.5 Read More …

D'Press 15 Jan 2009

“Hopes as slum movie highlights poverty”, The Hindu, Link Publish this comic in your blog/website <a href=”http://criticalstew.org/wp-content/uploads/depress15jan2009.gif”><img class=”aligncenter size-full wp-image-2438″ title=”depress15jan2009″ src=”http://criticalstew.org/wp-content/uploads/depress15jan2009.gif” alt=”depress15jan2009″ width=”383″ height=”365″ /></a>

South Asian kids in UK amongst poorest in health

“Admission rates to pediatric intensive care units and mortality are higher in more-deprived children and in south Asian children in the United Kingdom, though less-deprived south Asian children have higher mortality, according to study findings published online Dec. 23 in Read More …