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Ahead of India’s second wave, did warnings go unheeded?

Newsclick’s Prabir Purkaystha talks about the recent New York Times report which examines the Indian scientific establishment’s approach ahead of the second wave of the COVID-19. The report suggests that health preparations suffered due to politics

Understanding the Australia-UK-US alliance

Newsclick’s Prabir Purkayastha analyses the recently announced AUKUS alliance and its positions on China. He also talks about the role of European powers and the economic consolidation of Eurasia

Covid-19 is endemic, it is here to stay

Prof. Satyajit Rath talks about a randomized trial by researchers in Bangladesh on the effectiveness of masks and mask-usage disparity within the country

Mapping Faultlines: Where do US imperial ambitions stand 20 years after 9/11?

It’s been 20 years since the 9/11 attacks and its impact continues across the world, mainly through the disastrous Global War on Terror. Newsclick’s Prabir Purkayastha talks about America, empire and its strategies

Mapping Faultlines: Post-Afghanistan, what lies ahead for Central Asia?

Newsclick’s Prabir Purkayastha analyzes the situation in Central Asia following the withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan. He also look at the American strategy over the years in the country and the options it has in today’s context

What does new research say about new Covid variant?

Dr. Satyajit Rath discusses the studies of Delta variant of COVID-19, protection by the vaccine, and the need for booster doses and probability of further mutation

The long shadow of hunger in India

From tribal communities in the forests to daily wage workers in the metros, hunger afflicted millions of Indians throughout the last year. Meanwhile, the central government had massive stocks of grain

Mapping Faultlines: Stopping IS in Afghanistan is in the interest of all regional players

Newsclick’s Prabir Purkayastha discusses the implications of the blasts in Kabul which have led to over 85 deaths

Imperialism then and now: Wealth, unemployment and insufficient demand

In this interview, renowned economist Prabhat Patnaik reviews the connections between imperialism and capitalism throughout history

Are DNA vaccines more effective than others?

Dr. Satyajit Rath and Newsclicks’ Prabir Purkayastha discuss Zydus Cadila’s three-dose ZyCoV-D which has received emergency authorization in India. They talk about the effectiveness of plasmid DNA vaccines over adenovirus-based ones

Mapping Faultlines: What lies ahead for Afghanistan?

What is the situation in Afghanistan with the Taliban takeover? What is the approach of the regional powers likely to be, and what stake might the US and other western countries likely to have? Newsclick’s Prabir Purkayastha explains

Real independence would mean people getting their purchasing power back: Prabhat Patnaik

Noted economist Prabhat Patnaik and Newsclick’s Prabir Purkayastha talk about state of India’s economy on the 75th anniversary and the government’s insistence on sticking to fiscal deficits at the cost of spending

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