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Jerry Johnson

  • How the conscience of India may be the casualty of its hopes

    Imagine a scenario wherein a routine session of bullying among some school kids escalates into a serious scuffle. Some of the stronger boys are able to overpower the other kids. Vowing revenge, the other kids then retaliate when least expected and both sides manage to inflict lots of pain on each...

    Tuesday, 18 March 2014 - 9:01pm
  • Enslaved by Democracy: How the current state of Indian politics enslaves more than it empowers

    Democracies can be dangerous to their own people. Consider the democratically elected governments of Russia, Uganda, and Nigeria, who are lethal threats to their own citizens of alternative sexual orientations; or, the democratically elected Hamas government of Palestine, which used its own...

    Monday, 10 March 2014 - 2:50pm
  • Many guises, one mask

    The challenge with writing about anything set against the backdrop of India is of having to deal with the country’s many facets, cultures, perspectives, and paradoxes.

    Sunday, 9 September 2012 - 10:27am