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Red Baraat makes NYC Music with a Punjabi Beat (Video)

Red Baraat makes NYC Music with a Punjabi Beat (Video)

Blurb: “New York City’s multicultural population is fertile ground for fusions in art and music. VOA’s Carolyn Weaver reports on Red Baraat, an eight-member band from Brooklyn blending Northern Indian bhangra –…

Why India blew Hillary Clinton off about Iran

Why India blew Hillary Clinton off about Iran

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said in India on Monday that New Delhi can reduce its oil imports from Iran further, pressuring that country to fall in line with unilateral US sanctions…

A Full Spectrum Confrontation World? (Escobar)

Pepe Escobar writes at Tomdispatch.com: A History of the World, BRIC by BRIC Neoliberal Dragons, Eurasian Wet Dreams, and Robocop Fantasies By Pepe Escobar Goldman Sachs — via economist Jim O’Neill —…

World’s 1.6 Billion Poor Going Green

Renewable energy is often thought of as an initiative of advanced, sane countries such as Portugal and Germany. But there is another arena where green energy is making an impact– on the…

Dear Foreigner-Haters: Immigration is Good for You

Why is there such strong anti-immigrant sentiment in the industrialized democracies, and why does it get focused on Muslims? The shooting rampage and bombing by anti-immigrant Islamophobe Anders Breivik has raised these…

Japan Nuclear Woes Galvanize Indian Protests

Japan Nuclear Woes Galvanize Indian Protests

Indian peasants in Maharashtra are protesting plans to build a nuclear plant on an earthquake fault at Jaitapur. India has an ambitious set of plans to build 21 further nuclear reactors. The…