Sunday June 26 2022

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Team Champaca recommends Olivia Laing’s debut novel ‘To The River’

‘To The River’ by Olivia Laing

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Port of Grievances

December 1 2022

For over 100 days, angry fishermen—backed by the Catholic diocese—have staged a blockade of a $900 million Adani project.

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Viral Protests

November 28 2022

Chinese citizens streamed into the streets to express their anger at the harsh Covid safety policies. What makes this notable and unprecedented: they openly called for the resignation of President Xi and the Communist Party.

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From Hero to Zero

November 25 2022

Since the beginning, the Chinese president has framed the pandemic as a “people’s war.” Adhering to zero Covid was not just good policy, but also a mark of true patriotism. But a policy that seemed wise in 2020 has proven to be a disaster in 2022. But why won’t Xi change his mind?

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Less Than Zero

November 24 2022

In a rare show of public fury, workers at an iPhone factory in Zhengzhou rioted against the country’s strict pandemic rules. The rules have imposed a high price on its citizens and the economy—even as Covid cases reach a new peak. The rest of the world has moved on from lockdowns and closed borders, why is Beijing refusing to budge?

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