Monthly Archives: January 2016

How not to talk about Rohith Vemula

This is an impassioned article in the Hindu by Meena Kandasamy: http://www.thehindu.com/opinion/op-ed/rohith-vemula-left-us-with-only-his-words-writes-meena-kandasamy/article8120922.ece It features sentences like The suicide of a Dalit student is not just an individual exit strategy, it is a shaming of society that has failed him or … Continue reading

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Why did Bhan Singh break down in tears?

http://www.dawn.com/news/1231388/why-did-bhan-singh-break-down-in-tears “When I opened the door, a very old man, in his 90s, was standing there with an old woman, whom he introduced as his daughter. The nonagenarian man asked, ‘Is this Bhan Singh’s house?’ I said, ‘Yes, whom do … Continue reading

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Daniel Ellsberg’s Advice to Henry Kissinger

http://log.demaree.me/post/876754477/daniel-ellsbergs-advice-to-henry-kissinger First, you’ll be exhilarated by some of this new information, and by having it all — so much! incredible! — suddenly available to you. But second, almost as fast, you will feel like a fool for having studied, written, … Continue reading

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