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Strengthening India’s presence in the world – Making the case to fortify the Indian Foreign Service.

In Rajasthan, the BJP has gone without a president for nine days, as BJP President Amit Shah and Chief Minister...<p>PM Modi and President Xi will …

India

EU-Topia Part II: How Europe was betrayed

<b>Jerry Bowyer</b><p>The post-WWII vision of a free Europe was hijacked by the ruling classes and gradually became the inversion of what was originally …

The adventures of Fanny Hill at the London School of Economics-Part 6

Pakistani paranoia about water makes it a barometer of hostility with India. Pakistan receives most of its waters from the...<p>India has awarded road …

The adventures of Fanny Hill at the London School of Economics- Part 5

<i>The story provides a perspective on the economics of prostitution as a business model, and also engages with the social implications that the</i> …

London School of Economics

The Iron Maiden: Self-Image, Beauty, and the Media

A total of 14 Indian cities find their names on the list of 20 most polluted cities in the world...<p>Facebook will be looking to take over Tinder and …

Selfies

Private Charity

By Daniel Shapiro<p>Matt Zwolinski recently discussed arguments for a Basic Income Guarantee (BIG) at BHL and Libertarianism.org. One of those arguments …

Income Inequality

Samaritanism is an act of morality than an obligation

In Indian society, only two scenarios are acceptable for women above 30. Either they are moms. Or they’re desperately trying...<p>The Cambridge …

Cambridge Analytica

The Iron Throne: A Feudal Monarchy with Diminishing Modern Power

By Kevin Vallier<p>In my next “Political Economy of <i>A Song and Ice and Fire</i>” series, I’d like to figure out what sort of monarchy Westeros has.<p>But before …

TV Series

Philosophers on Drugs

Ramaphosa recently expressed disappointment at Trump’s withdrawal from Barack Obama’s nuclear deal with Iran.<p>IBM was granted a patent for an …

Barack Obama

How Power Corrupts

By Bas van der Vossen<p>We all know Lord Acton’s famous phrase: <i>“Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely.”</i> Most people think Acton …

Cambridge Analytica

True Islamophobia

In Indian society, only two scenarios are acceptable for women above 30. Either they are moms. Or they’re desperately trying...<p>The Cambridge …

Cambridge Analytica

Religion - A Political Spectacle?

Anam Naqvi<p>The general idea is that when you become a journalist, you start making informed opinions or statements, but at a recently concluded …

Religion

Bakers & Clerks: 5 Differences

By Kevin Vallier1<p>Kim Davis, a county clerk in Rowan County, Kentucky, has refused to certify marriage certificates for same-sex couples. She has also …

LGBTQI

Is a Non-Ideological Political Philosophy Possible?

Mosques and other religious spaces and occasions were at the forefront of their propaganda machinery.<p>Nobody told me that moving out of the house …

Political Philosophy

How to plan for your first solo trip?

<i>This article talks about planning your first solo trip and suggests best destinations to start with.</i><p><b>By Archana Singh</b><p>With more and more people …

Travel

Instagram: Mapping the cultural shift in Indian urban landscape

A total of 14 Indian cities find their names on the list of 20 most polluted cities in the world...<p>Facebook will be looking to take over Tinder and …

Tinder

Silent Voices for Freedom

By Anita Krishan<p>Amid the world caught up in violent unrests in Cambodia, Vietnam, Korea, Yugoslavia, Rwanda, Iran, Iraq, Arab-Israel, Afghanistan, …

Hinduism

Enter the catalyst

Aam Admi Party is in the race for 2020 elections. The July 2017 verdict made AAP leave behind 20 MLA's...<p>Central banks around the world seem to be on …

The adventures of Fanny Hill at the London School of Economics Part 4

By Boz<p>Fiona also had a good knowledge of the history of London and her particular profession. Prostitution has had a strange history in almost all …

London School of Economics

The adventures of Fanny Hill at the London School of Economics Part 3

By Boz<p>This brought me to the crux of the matter. Do women who enter the flesh trade discover at the end of the day, that the journey has been …

London School of Economics

The adventures of Fanny Hill at the London School of Economics – Part 2

By Boz<p>There was the sound of breaking china from the adjacent cabin. I realized with a sigh that Mrs. Fricker, who had her ear to the keyhole, had …

London School of Economics

The adventures of Fanny Hill at the London School of Economics – Part 2

By Boz<p>There was the sound of breaking china from the adjacent cabin. I realized with a sigh that Mrs. Fricker, who had her ear to the keyhole, had …

What Was Charles Dickens Really Doing When He Wrote 'A Christmas Carol'?

By Jerry Bowyer<p><i>“Since you ask me what I wish, gentlemen, that is my answer. I don’t make merry myself at Christmas and I can’t afford to make idle</i> …

Literature

Why Batman's "the Dark Knight Rises" Is an Instant Conservative Classic

A total of 14 Indian cities find their names on the list of 20 most polluted cities in the world...<p>Facebook will be looking to take over Tinder and …

The Dark Knight

'Greedy speculators' don't cause inflation, but greedy princes do

A total of 14 Indian cities find their names on the list of 20 most polluted cities in the world...<p>A team of researchers from universities in …

Inflation