Indie. Projekt nowoczesność
Is it a house or a home? A temple to the new India, or a warehouse for its ghosts? Ever since Antilla arrived on Altamont Road in Mumbai, exuding mystery and quiet menace, things have not been the same.
Once he was organising hindu pilgrimages and supporting the extermination of Muslims. Now he wants to be perceived primarily as a politician under whose rule an economic miracle happened. Who is Narendra Modi, right-wing candidate for the office of prime minister in India?
My name is Leila Seth. I am eighty-three years old. I have been in a long and happy marriage of more than sixty years with my husband Premo, and am the mother of three children. The eldest, Vikram is now a criminal, an unapprehended felon. This is because, like many millions of other Indians, he is gay.
It is characteristic that more and more women in India have the courage to go to the police station and confess to having suffered violence.
In India some leftists began to accuse us in the eighties of giving the ammunition to the Hindu religious right. We did not want to agree with the view that some ideas or issues should not be discussed only because the effects of these discussions could fall into the wrong hands. The major controversy aroused the fact, that we postulated giving a serious attention to religion.
It was supposed to be an Indian computer for the masses. As soon as this idea was announced, "New York Times" regarded it as the invention of the decade. How did it happen, that the "Gandhi's Computer" didn't eventually drift into any Indian village?
From the socialist emancipation to the digital capitalism, or the science, education and technology in India.
What do educational experiments by Sugata Mitra and some Oscar blockbuster have in common?
Nowadays, when talking about progress, you talk about the whole set of things: the great industry, Internet, flexible forms of employment. The tragedy of India, China and, to some digree, Brasil is that they try to imitate this language, without considering the key differences between these economies and the West.
The Indian cinema along with the success of "Bollywood" enjoys much more respect than ever – irony consists in the fact, that it became respected at a time it was no longer the "national cinema".
Can psychoanalysis be practiced in India? Girindrasekhar Bose, the first psychoanalyst outside the western world, was convinced that there are no obstacles to that.
Underneath the full of violence political struggles of the second half of the 20th century beats a heart of the hidden tradition, of which the symbol is Mahatma Gandhi. The voice of this tradition resounded in the civil revolutions of 2011.
text and photos CAMP
The Soviet orient
Modernistic in its form, oriental in content? About some local singularities of the "international style".
Euromaidan – The chronicle
Riot city porn
photos Aleksandr Burłaka
I remember exactly how I was standing on this blue bus and there was Zhanna Kadyrowa standing below until 5 a.m. on a heap of timber. And she was constantly asking: "So what, are they going from Instytucka?". "No, no, Żanna, they keep on staying!". "And from Europejska side, are they staying?", "They are Żanna, they are".
How does the map of the connections between the Ukrainian oligarchy and the authority look like and what would an association agreement with UE change?
photos Sasza Kurmaz
photos Tomas Rafa
How much state?
I cannot see in the prime minister Tusk a person who is ready to say: you don't have to vote on me, but we can change something together.
Well-known economist discusses some cliches of current "economical reason"
Żurawlów, a village of 150 residents, awaited a note in Wikipedia informing that it is a polish village that sets a precedent of a community fighting for the law to clean air, water and ground. This content was protested by the Chevron concern and now it sounds more encyclopedic: "a village in Poland, in the administrative distinct of Lublin voivodenship".
The Haitanian experiment has taught Europe, that the work of free people does not have to mean the lack of discipline, and that the constitutional elimination of the racial segregation will not remove the social hierarchies based on skin color or social class.