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Food for Thought?

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Food for Thought?

By Drushti Joshi (Achievers Editor)     The United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) recognises the Right to Food; as does The Universal Declaration of Human  Rights; as does the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights as well as The Right to Food and Access to Natural Resources for Food. Sixty years [...]

Whose White House is it Anyway?

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Whose White House is it Anyway?

By Anushka Kaushik (Associate Editor)       As the countdown begins for the presidential elections in USA; the anxiety, the exhilaration and the sheer anticipation is palpable even from the secret headquarters of The Saltlist at New Delhi. It’s the definitive battle; the battle between the Lawyer and the Businessman; between the Donkey and [...]

Rio+ 20: An English High Tea

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Rio+ 20: An English High Tea

By: Hemul Goel     What was possibly supposed to be the sharpest minds coming together in terms of planning, development and policy were being screamed upon by the Associated Press for being ‘An unhappy environmental summit’. When we look towards the future we look forward to opening up of newer avenues, better opportunities, chances [...]

Syria’s Referendum: A Turn towards Democracy, or Just Lip Service?

Syria’s Referendum: A Turn towards Democracy, or Just Lip Service?

 By: Aditi Annapurna On Sunday, the 26th of February, 2012, Syria held a reasonably-democratic referendum amidst the bloody chaos that the country has been encountering almost every day for the past few months. The referendum was conducted to gauge public opinion on reforming the Syrian Constitution. The next day, the government declared the results of [...]

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