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Shashi Tharoor

Shashi Tharoor

Writing for PS since 2002
147 commentaries
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Shashi Tharoor, a former UN under-secretary-general and former Indian Minister of State for External Affairs and Minister of State for Human Resource Development, is an MP for the Indian National Congress. He is the author of Pax Indica: India and the World of the 21st Century.

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  1. Whose India?
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    Whose India?

    Aug 10, 2020 Shashi Tharoor thinks the battle for the country's secular soul is not yet lost to the Hindu nationalists in power since 2014.

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    China Leads Again

    Stephen S. Roach US President Donald Trump wears his recent experience with COVID-19 infection as some perverse badge of courage, rather than as a warning of what may lie ahead. And the adverse economic consequences of his administration's approach to the pandemic could not contrast more sharply with the robust recovery in China.  contrasts the country's robust and self-sustaining economic recovery with America's continuing weakness.
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    Trump’s Last Stand for Apartheid America

    Jeffrey D. Sachs The long history of America’s state-sponsored racism will draw to an end in the coming generation. Yet the damage that Trump’s brand of white nationalism could still cause to the US and the world if he wins a second term makes the election easily the most important in modern American history.   explains why the US and the world will not be safe until the avatar of white supremacy is no longer in power.
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