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Kerala: Solar Scam Reveals Decadent Polity And Society

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan appears to be on a record-setting spree. Last Thursday he got the State Assembly to hold the shortest session in its history, lasting barely 40 minutes. It was called so he could place before the house the report of the Justice G. Sivarajan Commission which …

How the Dead Danced with The Living in Medieval Society

The following essay is reprinted with permission from The Conversation, an online publication covering the latest research. In the Halloween season, American culture briefly participates in an ancient tradition of making the world of the dead visible to the living: Children dress as skeletons, teens go to horror movies and …