Guest Column

Anita Pratap

Anita Pratap

Anita Pratap is an award-winning journalist, author and documentary film maker. She was the first journalist to interview LTTE chief Velupillai Prabhakaran. She is a Contributing Editor of THE WEEK.


Of democracies turned upside down

And torn by the tyranny of the majority and minority

By Anita Pratap March 10, 2024

The dilemma of the Japanese today

The Japanese prefer the robot route to fill the labour gap

By Anita Pratap February 11, 2024

Hope and hopelessness

While inequality has increased, more people have risen out of poverty

By Anita Pratap January 14, 2024

The year of elections

The elections of 2024 are a spectacle of democracy

By Anita Pratap December 31, 2023

America's biggest threat is debt

Currently, the US spends $1.8 billion a day on repaying its debt

By Anita Pratap December 17, 2023

The great American fall

In the US, imprisonment is not a barrier to running for president

By Anita Pratap December 03, 2023

Humans are now left with an identity crisis

When a crow turns its eye to look at you, it is calculating

By Anita Pratap November 19, 2023

Gaza: Perils of an urban war

Urban warfare is terrifying and destructive

By Anita Pratap November 05, 2023

Is US leaving Ukraine?

Biden is the most powerful man on earth, but not in America

By Anita Pratap October 22, 2023

Rishi Sunak’s downward spiral

Sunak bristles at the insinuation he is out of touch with reality

By Anita Pratap October 08, 2023

Weight loss via Wegovy

Wegovy is a lifelong medication. For drugmakers, that’s a win-win

By Anita Pratap September 24, 2023

When AI replaces professionals

AI-powered robot found potato chips hidden in a drawer

By Anita Pratap September 10, 2023

To discover future, one must know the past

Many possible scenarios lie curled in its womb

By Anita Pratap July 30, 2023

Bring back Çatalhöyük

Çatalhöyük proves that humans can build stable, complex societies

By Anita Pratap July 16, 2023

Big Tech’s menacing growls and chest beating

Tech power also arises from govt’s leniency, acts of omission and incapacity

By Anita Pratap July 02, 2023
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