Walt Whitman
Opinion  /  Published 12.07.21

Telling tales: The American story has atrophied

Great nations thrive by constantly refreshing two great reservoirs of knowledge. The first contains the knowledge from the stories we tell about ourselves. This is the knowledge of who we are as a peo...
By David Brooks

Opinion  /  Published 08.02.21

History recited as a poem

While Joe Biden was eager to offer a hopeful vision for a deeply divided America, there is little doubt that his inauguration was won by the 22-year-old poet, Amanda Gorman. In no time, she became the...
By Atanu Biswas

Books  /  Published 04.03.20

Talking queer publication, history and literature

In a world bursting with stories, what would prompt you to write a book? And how would you know which story is yours to tell? While we might be looking for answers, Niladri Chatterjee, professor, depa...
By Hia Datta (t2 intern)

Opinion  /  Published 28.06.19

Reason is the first casualty of majoritarianism

Almost 30 years ago, in the midst of Lal Krishna Advani’s rath yatra (arguably the single most fissiparous action by any politician in independent India), a dearly beloved friend told me, “All my ...
By Samantak Das


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