Noam Chomsky, Tomdispatch, Sept 6, 2011
This is, of course, the week before the tenth anniversary of the day that “changed everything.” And enough was indeed changed that it’s easy to forget what that lost world was like. Here’s a little reminder of that moment just before September 11, 2001:
Sukumar Muralidharan, Sept 7, 2011
Loud and uninformed commentary in the India media poses a danger to the debate over death penalty.
Newsclick Presentation, September 4, 2011
Advocate R.Vaigai comments on the brutal, inhuman and uncivilised nature of "capital punishment". The interview is in the context of the mercy petitions by three death-row convicts, Santhan, Murugan and Perarivalan in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case. R.Vaigai has represented the convicts in the mercy petition in the Madras High Court.
Prabir Purkayastha, Newsclick, 24-August-2011
The current confrontation on the Lok Pal Bill has eroded the middle ground between a corrupt UPA Government and the high decibel “Team Anna”.
Newsclick Presentation, August 13, 2011
The debate around responsibility of the North and the South is still hot in the wake of climate change. Sivan Kartha, Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI), talks to Newsclick about sharing of finances and the larger politics involved.
Jayati Ghosh, Networkideas.org, July 27, 2011
In effect, the current problems that the world economy faces are a reflection of the broader inability to contain the political power of finance.
Newsclick Production, 25-July-2011
Editor of The Hoot - a media watchdog website, Sevanti Ninan comments on the differences and similarities between Murdoch's media empire and what exists in India. She is interviewed in the context of the "phone hacking" scandal that has brought media moghul Murdoch in the dock in Britain.
Seema Mustafa, Newsclick, July 25, 2011
It was a joy to see the so called media moghul Rupert Murdoch, his son James and their chief executive Rebekah Brooks grovel before the House of Commons media committee.
Newsclick presentation, July 22, 2011
Newsclick presents a feature on the fuel price hike. Newsclick examines justifications provided by government spokespersons, details their critiques and ascertains the level of distress faced by the "aam aadmi".
Newsclick Presentation, 16-July-2011
Dr. Satyajith Rath, scientist at the National Institute of Immunology, New Delhi and a frequent contributor to Newsclick comments on the claims by scientists in the US about new findings on bacterium associating with an arsenic environment. He also answers questions on the nature of science research today in light of the controversy over the paper by NASA scientist Felisa Wolfe-Simon et al. Various video images in this Newsclick presentation are courtesy NASA videos on Youtube.