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Entries by Sandip Roy from 11/2011

"I Am Still Daddy": U.S. to UNESCO, But Is the World Listening?

| Posted 11.01.2011 | Politics

America's pique is not surprising. And Obama probably had no easy way out. But the real message it was sending UNESCO, Palestine and the 107 countries that voted for the UNESCO membership was the alacrity with which it took that decision.

Tintin: An Adventurer From Another Time?

| Posted 11.12.2011 | Entertainment

Looking back it was the ultimate adventure -- that of an intrepid reporter who seemed to have no boss, no office, no deadlines. He was always exploring a story but never had to turn one in, let alone blog or tweet.

Why I Can't Love Benetton's Unhate

| Posted 11.17.2011 | Media

When USSR's Leonid Brezhnev kissed East Germany's Erich Honecker in 1979, that was a kiss. When Obama kisses Hu Jintao, that's just an ad for Benetton. It only serves to remind us that the revolution will not be photoshopped.