Category Archives: International Affairs

Need to Make “Teaching” A Valuable Profession in India!

  There has been a lot of talk lately on the use of technology replacing teachers in schools. Although all this sounds very “cool”, “hi-tech”, and revolutionary 21st century thinking, we should not lose sight of the importance of “human … Continue reading

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Basic Education in India – A Quick Summary of Thoughts

The challenges in the Indian education system are enormous, and there are no simple answers! Educational issues are very complicated here – lots of reasons for that – some social, some cultural, some political and some economic. And frankly i think India … Continue reading

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Internet and Democracy

Does the internet impact democracy? Does is help foster democracy, or does it absolutely have no impact? This debate has been heating up in the last few years with the dramatic impact of Web 2.0 and social media. In this … Continue reading

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The rise and the FALL of the Tea Party Movement!

The Tea Party movement emerged in 2009 through a series of locally and nationally coordinated protests. And the movement has been on the rise ever since! Named after the original American tax revolt in 1773, the Tea Party movement brings … Continue reading

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