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About Tani Bhargava
Tani Bhargava works with a small NGO in India that focuses on the basic needs of those who fall outside the net of large, established NGOs.
Articles by Tani Bhargava
This week's editor
En Liang Khong is a submissions editor at openDemocracy.
The Armenian genocide
Yemen - easy to get wrong
Through the bars
No to TTIP
Meteoric rise of Islamic State
By virtue of their legitimate capacity to throw "paper stones" at their ostensible rulers, ordinary people have begun to feel that those rulers can be made accountable.
Radical democratic theory never tires of claiming that democracy means something deeper and wider than mere elections, that to have real substance, democracy must embody social and economic equality.
American militant foreign policy and the images of Iraqi civilian dead have tipped even Indias prosperous citizens into ferocious denunciation. Tani Bhargava takes the temperature of a significant shift in the political atmosphere.
An Indians visit to Bali entailed more than the discovery of another form of Hinduism it made her see her own homeland with fresh eyes. But after mass tourism and now the terrorist bomb, our South Asia co-columnist asks: what kind of Bali will survive?