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Department of English Literature
English and Foreign Languages University
Hyderabad, AP, India SHARE
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Prakash Kona is a writer, teacher and researcher who lives in Hyderabad, India. He is currently Professor at the Department of English Literature, The English and Foreign Languages University (EFLU), Hyderabad.
(2 comments) SHARE Sunday, August 19, 2012 Ecuador and Julian Assange's Asylum
A nation honors itself through acts such as this one that Ecuador did in granting asylum to Julian Assange. The importance of Ecuador standing up to the UK government's intimidatory stance can hardly be ignored. It is not the same thing when a powerful nation dictates terms to those it views as inferiors and when the "inferiors" turn back to answer their so-called bosses.
SHARE Tuesday, May 22, 2012 Why we need a Patriotic and not a Nationalist Media
I'm exploring the Orwellian distinction between nationalism and patriotism and why I think more and more global media espouses nationalism which is vicious by nature rather than patriotism which is closer to what common people really are and wish to be.
(1 comments) SHARE Sunday, August 21, 2011 Anna Hazare: a cup of tea in a storm
Who is Anna Hazare fighting exactly if the very people who are India's enemies - the moneyed classes - are his back-end supporters!
SHARE Tuesday, August 16, 2011 UK Riots 2011 -- A "Social Revolution" Yet to Take Place
Both the Norway attacks and UK disturbances are expressions of individual and collective bitterness and hatred towards a non-responsive and indifferent government that does not hesitate in using violence against them to keep a semblance of order.