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Ameya Naik
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International Law / International Relations student from Mumbai, India.
International Law / International Relations student from Mumbai, India.

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Mark Twain, in Papers From The Adam Family
Twain has always been one of my favourite writers. The essay reproduced below is a superlative example of his biting wit, turned to political commentary. It is written as an excerpt from a (fictional) longer biography of Adam, in the style of a Biblical hom...

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Mark Twain, in Papers From The Adam Family
Twain has always been one of my favourite writers. The essay reproduced below is a superlative example of his biting wit, turned to political commentary. It is written as an excerpt from a (fictional) longer biography of Adam, in the style of a Biblical hom...

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Depressed? Perhaps - but by whom? (in re: Manu Joseph. Again. Sigh.)
Dear Mr. Joseph, I write as a reader in long standing of the penny-dreadful fiction you peddle as analysis. I once had occasion to describe your writing as " un-researched and pseudo-elitist drivel "; my exasperation had since declined, to be replaced by re...

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Narrative Hijack in 3...2...1...
Hopefully, narrative hijack fix in 1-2-3-4-5. I made a sincere promise to myself, and have largely managed to keep it. This was, of course, to never read the comments thread on anything on the internet. Unfortunately, when it comes to the latest controver...

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SGS14 Day 2: Speak Up!
आखिर हम इस हद तक पहुँच ही गए: हमारी मुख्य चुनौती | Edward Norton ने इसे ज़ुबानी दी - हम क्या कर सकते हैं, और क्या हम उसके लिए कारणत्व और जिम्मेदारी स्वीकार करने के लिए तैयार हैं ? हमारे कार्य इस स्थिति का भाग कैसे है - समस्या का, उसके हल का, दोनों का ? और हम...

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SGS14 MasterClass, Day 2: Engagement & Amplification
आप अपने प्रमुख दर्शकों का ध्यान और संलग्नता कैसे अपनी मुट्ठी में ल सकते हैं ? आप लोगों को कार्रवाई करने के लिए प्रेरित करते हैं? आज के MasterClass अधिवेशन से कुछ युक्तियाँ : - Internet का इस्तेमाल करें ! Internet का इस्तेमाल करें ! Internet का इस्तेमाल करें...

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SGS 14 Day 1: The Summit!
Missed out on day 1 of the summit? No worries, you can catch all of it here - http://mashable.com/sgs/watch-live/ TL; DR? Well, come back and watch when you can. Until then, some themes - in Hindi and English! आज के प्रमुख विषयों की संक्षिप्त प्रदर्शनी - * ...

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SGS 14 MasterClass, Day 1: Missions, Innovation, Connections
मैं इस कहानी की शुरुआत इस सुबह के आखरी वक्ता से करूँगा: Ben Keesey of [Invisible Children](http://invisiblechildren.com/). उन्होंने हमें बताया कि सबसे पहले, हम जो बदलाव लाना चाहते हैं, उसपर हम खुद विश्वास रखें | जो व्यक्ति और संगठन दुनिया बदल देते हैं, वे उ...

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बीस साल बाद, or thereabout
Walking on Marine Drive and watching the clean-up after Independence Day - which is basically seeing a pile of paper flags get scraped into the gutter - brought to mind an extremely powerful poem we had read in school: Bees Saal Baad (Twenty Years Later) by...

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Guest Post: From Tel Aviv
The Longest Thing I’ve Written in Grad School:
Confessions of Personal Struggles, the Things I’ve Done and Felt (This is a guest post by Rebecca Aguilar, a classmate at The Fletcher School. Rebecca is currently in Israel for a summer internship.) E scalati...
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