Category Archives: opinion

True Lies – A Critique of Jeffrey Beall

A few observations regarding Dr. Jeffrey Beall and his website At first sight appears to perform a commendable public service – exposing corrupt practices of self-declared “publishing groups” which try to capitalize on the open-access model for their … Continue reading

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A good country for rapists

That, at the very least, is what the world appears to think of India at present. I can hardly blame them. It is a feeling that many Indians are themselves gripped with. The statements coming from the very highest levels … Continue reading

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Seeing through Tarantino

Another blockbuster article in the New Yorker. I always felt Tarantino and his work are severely overrated. I’m mean, sure, his creativity is boundless. But the question I have always had has been about his intellectual integrity, or lack thereof. … Continue reading

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