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Aditya Chakrabortty

Aditya Chakrabortty

    Pogrom haunts Modi's rise
    Pogrom haunts Modi's rise
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    Sour side of a tweet deal
    Sour side of a tweet deal
    Every time a Silicon Valley name goes to Wall Street and raises billions, you hear a creation myth. You heard it again recently, as Twitter floated...
    Mainstream economics teaches students to cause recessions
    Mainstream economics teaches students to cause recessions
    Rebellions aren't meant to kick off in lecture theatres – but I saw one last Thursday night. It was small and well-read and it minded its...
    Forced teen labour bruises Apple
    Forced teen labour bruises Apple
    In June 2011, Zhang Lintong and his teenage classmates were taken from their homes and dispatched to a factory making electronic gadgets.
    Apple lacks imagination with 'meh' iPhone 5S
    Apple lacks imagination with 'meh' iPhone 5S
    Last week, Apple's chief executive Tim Cook launched two new iPhones that aren't especially new. One is plastic (or "beautifully,...
    Olympics: Ceremony an ode to UK decline
    Olympics: Ceremony an ode to UK decline
    You may have thought it was just a brilliant and slightly bonkers portrait of Britain's history, but was it actually about a country coming to...
    A metaphor for modern London
    A metaphor for modern London
    On July 7 a giant metaphor will be launched in London. The prime minister of Qatar will fly over especially; his supporting act will be Prince...
    A sinking ship, brace for a tough 2012
    A sinking ship, brace for a tough 2012
    Europe's leaders have spent most of the euro crisis denying that there's a euro crisis. A "specific Greek problem", that they'd give you. Irish and...
    Hanging out with India's first real teenagers
    Hanging out with India's first real teenagers
    They gather in malls, armed with money and mobiles. They're India's latest phenomenon - the subcontinent's first generation of real teenagers
    What's bad for GM is good for the world
    What's bad for GM is good for the world
    Some companies go bust because of bad management and some get crushed by unrelenting recession. But once in a while you get a business whose death...