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David Lepeska

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World
Mixed Marriages and a Referral

People of Indian origin appear readier than ever to join America’s great melting pot—marrying people of other ethnicities in growing numbers

21 April 2011
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World
Unusual Suspects

Indian-Americans, hailed as a ‘model minority’ in the US, are all over the news for a variety of wrongdoings. Is Indian culture at fault?

16 March 2011
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Living
Playboy’s Latest Bunny Hop

It’s not just for guys anymore. It’s for couples. But it hasn’t got its new game all figured out yet.

23 February 2011
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World
Muslim in America: The New Stigma

With Congressional hearings on radicalisation looming, Islamophobia is on the rise in the US

27 January 2011
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World
Gaming the System

Q2L, a new school in the US, is changing the rules of the learning game.

30 September 2009
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World
The Do Gooders

Working for a cause, making a difference, fighting for change is suddenly cool again. Thanks in large part to the new occupant of the White House

23 June 2009
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World
Guns and Poses

The US exerts strict controls on war photography. Correspondents go embedded with military units. And the Pentagon plays photo editor. Call it war choreography

22 June 2009
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Living
Plotting Our Urban Future

For the first time in human history, more people live in urban spaces than in rural. But confronted by ecological and other civic challenges, our cities will have to adapt dramatically. What might they look like in time to come?

22 June 2009
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World
No One Wants to be Like India

Parag Khanna has always been on the go. Open’s David Lepeska recently corralled him for a wide-ranging discussion. Excerpts

11 June 2009
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World
Piecing Together Our Fragmented World

Born in Kanpur, raised in Abu Dhabi and the US, Parag Khanna is now a New Yorker, global citizen, bestselling author, political analyst and more at just 32. Here’s why the world pays attention to him

10 June 2009

Authors

Mehr Tarar

Mehr Tarar is a well-known Pakistani columnist and author

Nanditha Krishna

Nanditha Krishna is a historian, author and environmentalist, and director of the CPR Institute of Indological Research in Chennai

Makarand R Paranjape

Makarand R Paranjape, director, Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla, is the author of the forthcoming book Swami Vivekananda: Hinduism and India’s Road to Modernity

Sumantra Bose

Sumantra Bose is Professor of International and Comparative Politics at the London School of Economics and Political Science. His next book, Secular States, Religious Politics: India, Turkey, and the Future of Secularism, will be published in early 2018 by Cambridge University Press

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