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Rebecca Solnit

A Watershed Year For Feminism

Nov 19, 2014 Rebecca Solnit

There have always been men who agreed on the importance of what’s usually called “women’s issues”, and some who spoke up, but never in such numbers or with such effect.

#NotAllMen, #YesAllWomen

Jun 03, 2014 Rebecca Solnit

“Sure #NotAllMen are misogynists and rapists. That's not the point. The point is that #YesAllWomen live in fear of the ones that are.”


A Letter To Edward Snowden

Billions of us, from prime ministers to hackers, are watching a live espionage movie in which you are the protagonist and perhaps the sacrifice. Your way forward is clear to no one, least of all, I’m sure, you.

Google Eats The World

Jun 25, 2013 Rebecca Solnit

Welcome to the (Don’t Be) Evil Empire


A Rape A Minute

The rape and gruesome murder of a young woman on a bus in New Delhi on December 16th was treated as an exceptional incident in the USA...

06 November, 2012

The Fourth Horseman Of The Apocalypse

Rebecca Solnit

This storm’s name shouldn’t be Sandy; it should be Climate Change. If each catastrophe came with a message, then this one’s was that global warming’s here, that the old rules don’t apply,


17 September, 2012

Occupy Your Victories

Rebecca Solnit

Occupy Wall Street's most remarkable aspect turned out to be its staying power: it didn’t declare victory or defeat and go home.


18 October, 2011

The Occupation Of Hope

Rebecca Solnit

Letter to a young man, Mohammed Bouazizi, who died on the fourth day of this turbulent 2011: about the power of despair and the margins of hope and the bonds of civil society.


22 March, 2011

The Butterfly And The Boiling Point

Rebecca Solnit

Revolution is as unpredictable as an earthquake and as beautiful as spring. Its coming is always a surprise, but its nature should not be. Charting the wild winds of change in 2011


21 January, 2010

When The Media Is The Disaster

Rebecca Solnit

Soon after almost every disaster the crimes begin: ruthless, selfish, indifferent to human suffering, and generating far more suffering...


11 September, 2009

Remembering 9/11

Rebecca Solnit

Civil society triumphed that morning in full glory. Look at it: remember that this is who we were and can be.


04 January, 2005

Sontag And Tsunami

Rebecca Solnit

The news of Susan Sontag's death arrived as a single sentence spoken in the opening moments of a radio news program Tuesday morning, and then the program returned to what had been the main story since the day after Christmas: the tsunami and the deat


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Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses a function to commemorate the ‘Samvidhan Divas’, at Parliament, in New Delhi.

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Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla addresses a function to commemorate ‘Samvidhan Divas’, at Parliament, in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind addresses a function to commemorate the ‘Samvidhan Divas’, at Parliament, in New Delhi.

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Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Union Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia and other leaders take a pledge on the 72nd National Law Day during the state BJP working committee meeting in Bhopal.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses a function to commemorate ‘Samvidhan Divas’, at Parliament, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Manvender Vashist
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Roses Among Thorns: The Many Solidarities Of Diverse Protests

Every act of dissent is an art. Of pain and pathos. Of hope and new dawn. It’s their story. It’s everyone’s story.

Opinion

Farm Law Repeal Has Given New Life To Idea Of Protest In India

Dissent is less about material gains than the intangibles they leave us with.

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Manual Scavengers

An ‘Untouchable’ Story: My Life As A Protest

For India’s manual scavengers, mere existence is a protest, because they need to fight just to reclaim their humanity and dignity.

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Let's Talk About Ageism And Sexism In Indian Films, A Zillionth Time!

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Nov 17, 2021 Yashika Mathur

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Australia winning the T20 World Cup for the first time has been timely as they host the next edition at their own backyard in 2022.

Nov 15, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Education In India During Covid-19: Challenges Faced And Solutions For A Post-Pandemic Era

As per the Observer Research Foundation, close to 250 million children in India were adversely affected due to school closures due to the early lockdowns imposed by the government in response to Covid-19.

Nov 11, 2021 Shekhar Mehta

T20 World Cup Review: Jaded By An Excess Of Cricket, India Were On An Inevitable Path To Doom

India's cricket administrators showed more drive to boost BCCI's coffers rather than take care of players' welfare during pandemic times.

Nov 08, 2021 Arijit Ghosh