Category: Links

  • Torture porn, brilliant children and radioactive silence: Links for the weekend

    Gayatri Jayaraman recounts her trip to a Teach For India classroom Journalism? These are kids who are not used to being told that their opinion matters, that what happens to them in life, in person, matters, that they have a point of view, or that others can want to know it, share it and consider…

  • Dont make me put it up on E bay – Sidin Vadakut has a wish list for the next government

    Great post by Sidin, his wish list has a glaring hole, though – no mention of healthcare or gender.  

  • The Binayak Sen Digest -1

    Below are some of the best writing on the web on the Binayak sen judgement, for and against. Text in Bold is  for emphasis. The case of the good Doctor By Rakesh Shukla: an advocate at the Supreme Court of India. A look at the trial court judgment convicting Dr Binayak Sen illustrates the hazards…

  • Smiling with love and Wikileaks Link special

    With his usual incisive freshness, ben meyers has written a beautiful theses couple – “On Smiling and sadness” and ” on Joy” When the church’s theological rejection of sadness was secularised, sadness became a pathology requiring medical intervention. The medicalisation of sadness is the final cultural triumph of the Protestant smile. If Luther or Kierkegaard…

  • I am elsewhere; Healthcare as social enterprise blog

    Have started working for a company called 4B Healthcare. Am exploring the concepts of social enterprise and what role the market or a for profit model has in Healthcare for the poor or healthcare as a whole. my main outlet is the  Healthcare as Social Enterprise blog, courtesy, the company. Some of the new posts…

  • Stuff I linked to from twitter last week

    http://is.gd/3vA6c Project gaydar, MIT project tells you if your facebook friends prove you gay http://sivers.org/drama Kurt Vonnegut explains drama Indian youth are the most hopeful and happy in the world. http://is.gd/3ukPF My moms not going to like this. http://is.gd/3sgk Very tough law, hope India doesn’t pass: France Passes Tough Internet Piracy Bill Rediscovered a good…