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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi (C) celebrates his reelection. New Delhi, India. May 23, 2019. Xinhua Xinhua/eyevine/Redux

Election Season in Varanasi

June 10, 2019

This story was produced in partnership with the Pulitzer Center. Like most Hindus who’ve been living in Varanasi their entire lives, fifty-three-year-old professor Vishwambhar Nath Mishra takes a dip, every day, in the holy Ganges River. At sunr [...]

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The Guardy and the Shame

January 6, 2015

Jamaicans are primed to contend with all who speak ill of their country. As someone who grew up and lived in Jamaica until my midtwenties—although I now live in the US—I understand how the culture reacts to criticism.