Stories by Onnesha Roychoudhuri

Onnesha Roychoudhuri is a journalist and fiction writer. A 2011 Pushcart Prize nominee, her work has appeared in many publications, including the Nation, The American Prospect, Salon, Mother Jones, The Rumpus, Our Stories, and Wag's Review. subscribe to Onnesha Roychoudhuri's feed

Posted on: Jan 26, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Some exported, some lost...

Posted on: Jan 25, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Two of Enron's ringleaders -- CEO Jeff Skilling and Chairman Ken Lay -- finally have their day in court next week, but will justice actually be served?

Posted on: Jan 25, 2006, Source: AlterNet

The Defense Department is <i>not</i> a bargain shopper. Especially when it comes to deep-fat fryers.

Posted on: Jan 24, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Robert Young Pelton counters Frank Lindh.

Posted on: Jan 23, 2006, Source: AlterNet

The Justice Department's most recent defense of Bush's illegal wiretap program makes clear that there is no room in the president's plans for Congress.

Posted on: Jan 19, 2006, Source: AlterNet

The limits to executive power are directly tied to the case of the "dirty bomber."

Posted on: Jan 17, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Are you for safeguarding national security, or personal privacy? WRONG!

Posted on: Jan 17, 2006, Source: AlterNet

How the U.S. Army is failing to adequately train American soldiers

Posted on: Jan 16, 2006, Source: AlterNet

AlterNet readers debate the current state of the economy and its implications for younger generations.

Posted on: Jan 16, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Costs are rising, coverage is decreasing...what's a sick person to do?

Posted on: Jan 12, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Former head of Gitmo looking even guiltier these days...

Posted on: Jan 11, 2006, Source: AlterNet

I scratch your back, you... get me in trouble with the EU?

Posted on: Jan 10, 2006, Source: AlterNet

which he plans to do by upholding the law.

Posted on: Jan 9, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Presidential signing statements and the invisible Congress

Posted on: Jan 9, 2006, Source: AlterNet

American troops silence an Iraqi journalist

Posted on: Jan 9, 2006, Source: AlterNet

"You might have Blackwater fever if..."

Posted on: Jan 8, 2006, Source: AlterNet

A new documentary explores the role of the modern-day 'mercenaries' waging the war in Iraq for private companies like Blackwater.

Posted on: Jan 5, 2006, Source: AlterNet

The Bush administration is claiming that a Congressional amendment overturns the Supreme Court. Congress doesn't think so.

Posted on: Jan 4, 2006, Source: AlterNet

...and send in the unmanned airstrikes?

Posted on: Jan 3, 2006, Source: AlterNet

As the Bush administration downplays its illegal wiretapping, the <i>New York Times</i>' chiefs keep quiet about their role in the scandal.

Posted on: Dec 29, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Secret conversations reveal President Bush asked Santa for more executive power

Posted on: Dec 20, 2005, Source: AlterNet

New toy possibilities for the holiday season...

Posted on: Dec 15, 2005, Source: AlterNet

There's no way the Bush administration is going down without a dirty, underhanded fight.

Posted on: Dec 15, 2005, Source: AlterNet

ACLU documents explore some unnatural deaths.

Posted on: Dec 15, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Yesterday, our president took responsibility for a war based on faulty intelligence. Sort of.

Posted on: Dec 14, 2005, Source: AlterNet

FOIA documents point to more abuses.

Posted on: Dec 13, 2005, Source: AlterNet

A recent panel with American soldiers back from the frontline raises the question: Is planting news stories part of the battle?

Posted on: Dec 8, 2005, Source: AlterNet

The abduction and threatened execution of four peace workers in Iraq is an extreme example of the war's human impact.

Posted on: Dec 6, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Come on people! Isn't it clear? She's not lying, but she's not telling the truth.

Posted on: Dec 6, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Condoleezza Rice tells Europe that extraordinary rendition is saving lives while the <i>WaPo</i> dissects a CIA "hunch."

Posted on: Dec 6, 2005, Source: AlterNet

"Isn't afraid to propose what it bold, Doesn't conform to the usual mold... Bracing for war, but praying for peace, Using his power so evil will cease."

Posted on: Nov 30, 2005, Source: AlterNet

It looks like our hired guns may be up to no good, indiscriminately shooting Iraqi civilians. But will the U.S. government do anything in response? All signs point to 'no.'

Posted on: Nov 29, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Looks like our hired guns may be up to no good. What will the U.S. government do about it? Probably the usual: a whole lot of nothing.

Posted on: Nov 17, 2005, Source: AlterNet

The <i>Wall Street Journal</i> thinks the McCain Amendment is a bad idea. Why? Apparently, abusive interrogations are the only weapon we have against terrorists.

Posted on: May 17, 2005, Source: MotherJones.com

Jeffrey Sachs explains his plan to end the worst of human deprivation and misery and why it will work.

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