Stories by Lakshmi Chaudhry

Lakshmi Chaudhry is a senior editor at In These Times and a former senior editor of AlterNet. subscribe to Lakshmi Chaudhry's feed

Posted on: Dec 3, 2008, Source: TheNation.com

We may recoil at the 9/11 narrative, but for many in India, it is a call to the world to recognize their loss.

Posted on: Nov 16, 2007, Source: TheNation.com

The crass commodification of Latina traditions and rites of passage is disintegrating the familial and communal relationships they are meant to celebrate.

Posted on: Jun 26, 2007, Source: The Nation

Putting Hillary Clinton in the White House would shatter an enormous glass ceiling, yet many feminists aren't cheering at that prospect. Here's a look at how some of Clinton's most ardent supporters became her biggest resisters.

Posted on: Dec 14, 2006, Source: In These Times

Oxford University biologist Richard Dawkins reveals his fundamentalist approach to atheisim in his new documentary, <i>The Root of All Evil</i>.

Posted on: Jul 6, 2006, Source: In These Times

A new reality television show demeans women whose greatest fashion crime seems to be that they aren't rich.

Posted on: May 8, 2006, Source: In These Times

A new book says that if middle-class mothers are sleep-deprived, angry, exhausted and unhappy, it's a consequence of their foolish demand for self-fulfillment.

Posted on: Apr 12, 2006, Source: In These Times

Can we recognize race differences without reducing people to stereotypes?

Posted on: Mar 22, 2006, Source: In These Times

Since the rise of 'lad' culture in the '90s, grown men act like boys -- and are richly rewarded for it.

Posted on: Mar 8, 2006, Source: In These Times

Gail Sheehy's new book, about sex and the 'seasoned' woman, argues that older women should be free to have sex however -- and however much -- they want.

Posted on: Feb 7, 2006, Source: In These Times

Bloggers tout the rise of the netroots as changing how politics works, but will the internet just become a new method of conducting politics as usual?

Posted on: Jan 9, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Sadly, it's time to say goodbye to this blog.

Posted on: Dec 16, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Lakshmi Chaudhry is taking a much-needed computer-free vacation. She'll resume blogging sex, life and politics when the new year rolls around.

Posted on: Dec 16, 2005, Source: AlterNet

The former prez offers up tales of the bizarre.

Posted on: Dec 16, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Iraqi security forces reveal stellar aptitude for incompetence -- no doubt thanks to their excellent training by the Pentagon.

Posted on: Dec 15, 2005, Source: In These Times

The film 'Brokeback Mountain' is a cinematic example of a fast-dying phenomenon: love stories of tragic proportions.

Posted on: Dec 15, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Being dissed by a Hollywood hottie is just no fun.

Posted on: Dec 15, 2005, Source: AlterNet

One expert worries that the blogosphere's liberal interpretation of copyright laws may make them vulnerable to lawsuits.

Posted on: Dec 15, 2005, Source: AlterNet

The premise of King Kong may not be as far-fetched as we might want to think.

Posted on: Dec 15, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Though the language is a little vague, it is clear that the auto company has changed its mind -- again -- about running ads in gay publications.

Posted on: Dec 14, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Coming soon to a car near you.

Posted on: Dec 14, 2005, Source: AlterNet

The Washington Post political editor channels Scott Mclellan

Posted on: Dec 14, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Brokeback Mountain is both a "gay cowboy movie" and an epic love story.

Posted on: Dec 13, 2005, Source: AlterNet

The Dan Froomkin saga over at the Washington Post gets uglier by the minute.

Posted on: Dec 13, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Folks living in the Arctic are suing the U.S. government for its climate change policies

Posted on: Dec 13, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Appearances are indeed deceptive.

Posted on: Dec 13, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Everything you don't want to know about Angelina Jolie's sex life.

Posted on: Dec 13, 2005, Source: AlterNet

The newspaper stumbles on an important and yet under-covered aspect of Condi's international jaunt: airplane food.

Posted on: Dec 13, 2005, Source: AlterNet

The so-called "evidence" of ties between Al Qaeda and Iraq were procured from a detainee in one of the secret prisons.

Posted on: Dec 12, 2005, Source: AlterNet

The radical right agenda of social conservatives may be creating a window of opportunity for Democrats.

Posted on: Dec 12, 2005, Source: AlterNet

It also marks the first time any one in this administration put a number on the casualties.

Posted on: Dec 12, 2005, Source: AlterNet

People with a curious hobby are becoming a valuable resource for reporters and activists seeking expose CIA activities.

Posted on: Dec 12, 2005, Source: AlterNet

About the lack of good news about Iraq.

Posted on: Dec 11, 2005, Source: AlterNet

How nice that we've gone to the trouble of overthrowing Saddam to replace him with toadies who act exactly like him.

Posted on: Dec 9, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Goddamn it, it's time Iraqis learned to terrorize their own.

Posted on: Dec 9, 2005, Source: AlterNet

What is a Pocahantas flick without a dash of child pornography?

Posted on: Dec 9, 2005, Source: AlterNet

CNN's secret weapon in its latest plan to improve ratings.

Posted on: Dec 9, 2005, Source: AlterNet

It's not porno spam but Dem bloggers getting excited about something Paul Wolfowitz said about the war.

Posted on: Dec 9, 2005, Source: AlterNet

A new way to avoid SIDS: get a dummy.

Posted on: Dec 8, 2005, Source: AlterNet

The professor beaten up for deriding creationists has resigned.

Posted on: Dec 8, 2005, Source: AlterNet

His AIDS effort in Africa is increasingly adopting an abstinence-only message that is both ineffective and fatal.

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