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May 21, 2024

What’s Behind the Deadly Riots in New Caledonia?

By Adrian Muckle
The violent unrest in New Caledonia is alarming. Sadly, the island territory is no stranger to violence.

May 15, 2024

How Big Money Finances Indian Politics

By Swagato Sarkar
The business elite funds political parties and elections in return for economic favors or for securing favorable policies for their industry.
May 13, 2024

Climate Change Hardly a Burning Issue for Indian Voters

By Sajan Thomas and Titto Idicula
The expectation for Indian politicians to “be with the people” now encompasses standing with them through their lived experiences of climate change.

May 10, 2024

The Crisis of India’s Parliamentary Democracy

By Sumantra Bose
Parliament’s hollowing out can only be checked, and reversed, by a successful electoral challenge to the Modi personality cult.

May 09, 2024

Australia: How Child Maltreatment Drives Mental Health Crisis

By Lucinda Grummitt
Many cases of mental illness in Australia could be eradicated by targeting child maltreatment. The impacts of doing nothing are devastating.

May 06, 2024

How India Uses National Interest as a Smokescreen to Muzzle the Media

By Simran Agarwal
The Indian government is weaponizing “national interest” measures to close down reporting it deems critical of the Modi government.
May 03, 2024

The Battle to Restore Public Trust in Malaysia’s Media

By Benjamin YH Loh
A revised code of ethics overseen by the government rightly raises concerns about press freedom in Malaysia. There is an alternative solution.

May 02, 2024

The Corporate Takeover of India’s Media

By R Srinivasan
Press freedom in India has been badly hit by the gobbling up of media platforms by a few large companies.

April 30, 2024

Where to Next in Australia’s Battle With Elon Musk and X?

By Terry Flew
The Australian government’s battle with Elon Musk and X over violent content appears admirable, but will it change anything for those vulnerable to its harm?

April 30, 2024

India Can Do More to Protect Workers in War Zones

By Swetasree Ghosh Roy
Ironclad regulations for migrants in conflict zones are preferable to the current piecemeal approach.

April 26, 2024

Voters Back Maldives Change in Foreign Policy

By Athaulla A Rasheed
A parliamentary supermajority is a chance for Mohammad Muizzu’s government to overhaul foreign policy, but Maldives thrives by embracing all willing partners.
April 25, 2024

Delhi’s Dilemma: A Growing Economy and Growing Unemployment

By Rajat Kathuria
India is on its way to becoming the third-largest economy in the world, yet unemployment among young people with graduate degrees is at an all-time high.

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