A happy couple from the fantastically successful first Gay and Lesbian Pride March in Bengaluru (Bangalore) on 29 June 2008.Siddharth Narrain

The Fire Inside

Women who love women still leads to suicide pacts in India, often burning themselves to death. But in the wake of a groundbreaking film, lesbians are asserting themselves more – and seeing some encouraging signs of change, as Nick Harvey reports.

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NI 416 - Wanted! For dodging tax justice - October, 2008
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Queer India

Nick Harvey explains the background on gay rights – and then talks to lesbian activists about a cause that is beginning to catch fire.

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NI 416 - Wanted! For dodging tax justice - October, 2008

Cambodia: Year Zero on trial

What can be wrong with putting five notorious Khmer Rouge leaders on trial? Plenty, argues lawyer Brooks Duncan, as he examines the nature of the long-awaited, and foreign-funded, trials currently underway.

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NI 415 - Drowning in plastic - September, 2008
Technofixes: climate solution or corporate scam?

Technofixes: climate solution or corporate scam?

Science is coming up with ever more extraordinary proposals for combating climate change, from laying white plastic over deserts to locking up carbon dioxide in the oceans or shooting it into space. Should we take any of this seriously?

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NI 414 - We need to think about toilets - August, 2008
Non-Iron Lady

Non-Iron Lady

Anna Chen explores the battle of the non-iron lady vs the planet-hating peacock with an ode to crinkles for good measure.

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NI 413 - Viva Yasuní! Life vs Big Oil - July, 2008

As if poetry mattered

Poems that confront human challenges – an international selection.

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NI 413 - Viva Yasuní! Life vs Big Oil - July, 2008
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Bust! the gambling boom

David Ransom finds a likeness between the addictions of gambling and the speculative impulses of capitalism.

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NI 412 - Dropping the bomb - June, 2008

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Article title From magazine Publication date
Wanted! For dodging tax justice October, 2008
Wanted! For dodging tax justice October, 2008
Drowning in plastic September, 2008
We need to think about toilets August, 2008
Viva Yasuní! Life vs Big Oil July, 2008
Viva Yasuní! Life vs Big Oil July, 2008
Dropping the bomb June, 2008
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