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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.

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What if Donald Trump returns

Beware! A lawbreaker as USA's commander-in-chief?

By Anita Pratap June 16, 2024

In Britain, boring is good; and that could help Keir Starmer become next PM

Labour looks back in history to borrow some winning tactics

By Anita Pratap June 02, 2024

Western art pushes ahead with gritty current issues

'History repeats itself, elites wage war, masses suffer'

By Anita Pratap May 19, 2024

Has Rishi Sunak's lustre dimmed? Infighting may harm Tory prospects further

Opinion polls give the opposition Labour party a 20-point lead over the Tories

By Anita Pratap May 05, 2024

Addictive nature of social media a problem

Can we extract us from the jaws of internet platform monopolies?

By Anita Pratap April 21, 2024

Motives behind foreign phobia reflect multiple reasons

Protectionism and nationalism amid globalisation

By Anita Pratap April 07, 2024

Musk-Trump partnership can inflate the Trumpian world

Their giant egos can wreck the bromance

By Anita Pratap March 24, 2024

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
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