29 May 2011

Weekend Reads, Videos, & Masala

  • Is Greece on the verge of sovereign default? (Vox)
  • Sudan is back on the verge of war. (Foreign Affairs)


If you are interested in celebrity gossip, then check out http://www.thesuperficial.com/


Jayalalithaa, the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, is nicknamed the 'Iron Butterfly'. A few years ago, she was interviewed by the irrepresible Karan Thapar on the BBC.

If you are wondering why she has such a peculiar nickname, then watch the three-part video series of her BBC interview; trust me your respect for her (even if its momentary) would go up a few notches.

Part 1 of BBC Interview

Part 2 of BBC Interview

Part 3 of BBC Interview

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