The COVID fight: Fresh strategies needed?

Immunologist Dr. Satyajit Rath talks about the lessons public health authorities must learn from the recent increase in COVID-19 cases as well as the emergence of new variants

Dispatches from India: Dissecting the growth story

In this episode, we take a look at the buzz around India becoming the world’s fifth biggest economy, students raising concerns about the future of education, and the reasons for the flooding of one of the country’s biggest cities

Dispatches from India: Where does the country stand 75 years later?

In this episode of Dispatches from India, we take a look at how the country has fared 75 years after it won freedom after a glorious struggle against British colonialism

Dispatches from India: Students left in the lurch and more

In today’s episode, we take a look at the CUET test for university admissions and the fears of students around it. We also look at the issue of unemployment, and issues faced by fisherfolk

Joe Biden’s West Asia trip is also aimed at US mid-term polls

President Joe Biden’s visit to West Asia, especially Israel, is also calculated to appeal to certain audiences inside the US ahead of crucial mid-term elections in October

Dispatches from India: Floods in Assam and more

In this episode, we take a look at the havoc wreaked by the floods in Assam, the crisis facing Indian football, and the anniversary of the internal emergency of 1975,

Dispatches from India: Families of fire victims search for accountability and more

In this episode, we take a look at the struggle for accountability by families of fire victims in Delhi, the issues faced by liquor shop employees in the State of Tamil Nadu, and the protests over a new recruitment scheme for the army.

What’s stopping the revival of the Iran nuclear deal?

Rania Khalek talks about the obstacles to the revival of the Iran nuclear deal. She explains how the deal is stuck at the final phase due to the unwillingness of the US to take the necessary steps

Dispatches from the Congo: The struggle for justice for Patrick Lyoya

Kambale Musavuli of Center for Research on the Congo talks about the police murder of Patrick Lyoya, a 26-year-old Congolese refugee, in Michigan

Dispatches from the Congo: What will come of the attempts to hold Dan Gertler accountable?

This deal allows DRC to recover Gertler’s mining assets in exhange for dropping their lawsuits against the controversial Israeli billionaire. Who is Dan Gertler and how much do we really know about this deal?

The politics of the death penalty in the US

Eugene Puryear talks about the death penalty in the US in light of Jewish groups suing the state of Arizona for planning to use Zyklon B in executions.

Inflation in the US: Causes and consequences

High inflation rates have caused great difficulty for the working people of the US for months now. In November, as inflation soared yet again, Eugene Puryear analyzed the reasons for the crisis in the country