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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

Pratap Bhanu Mehta

Pratap Bhanu Mehta is one of India’s most influential columnists and public intellectuals

Brahma Chellaney

Brahma Chellaney is a geostrategist and the author of nine books, including the award-winning Water, Peace, and War : Confronting the Global Water Crisis

MJ Akbar

MJ Akbar is an MP and the author of, most recently, Gandhi’s Hinduism: The Struggle Against Jinnah’s IslamWhile

Ram Madhav

Ram Madhav is National General Secretary of the BJP and Director of India Foundation

Makarand R Paranjape

Makarand R Paranjape, director, Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla, is the author of ‘JNU: Nationalism and India’s Uncivil Wars’. Views are personal.

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