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Caption: Sandip Roy in Hawai'i
Hot lava™. This is a smoky, spicy, garlic salt. But now when I look at my Hot Lava garlic salt I feel a pang.

  • Added: May 22, 2018
  • Length: 06:00
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Ocean news is often bad news these days. We are bombarded with stories of pollution, overfishing, of sea level rise and the dire consequences of ex...

  • Added: May 01, 2018
  • Length: 04:03
Caption: Selfies abound at Kolkata Starbucks
In Kolkata Starbucks is not just coffee, it’s clearly cachet.

  • Added: Mar 27, 2018
  • Length: 06:00
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The Indian Science Minister tried to capitalize on Stephen Hawking’s death, but to what end?

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  • Added: Mar 19, 2018
  • Length: 06:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: English Vinglish movie poster
Sandip Roy remembers the iconic Indian actress Sridevi.

  • Added: Feb 26, 2018
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: New America Media Logo
Sandy Close, a MacArthur genius with an idea a minute, created an organization of ethnic media providers 20 years ago so as to fill in the gaps of ...

  • Added: Nov 07, 2017
  • Length: 06:00
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The "MeToo" hashtag carries more weight than your average social media meme.

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  • Added: Nov 01, 2017
  • Length: 06:00
  • Purchases: 1
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The arch diocese of Kolkata was set up in 1886. The Jesuit missionary St Francis Xavier who came to India in 1542 was made its patron saint. But th...

  • Added: Sep 18, 2017
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: Interstate 45, submerged from the effects of Hurricane Harvey, which caused widespread flooding in Houston, Texas and surrounding areas. , Credit: Credit Richard Carson for Reuters (c)
Natural forces unleashed an epic scale of destruction on Houston and surrounding areas of Texas. Built upon consumption, unmitigated growth, and fo...

  • Added: Sep 12, 2017
  • Length: 05:28
Caption: Gay Pride marchers in Kolkata, Credit: Sandip Roy
The Indian Supreme Court caught everyone by surprise, including Sandip Roy. Did the court unwittingly decriminalize being gay?

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  • Added: Aug 28, 2017
  • Length: 06:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: ...yoga is liberal..., Credit: Susan Cook
In the Department of Poetic Justice, to the tune from 'I'll Be Seeing You', an Ohm for Mr. Bannon.

  • Added: Aug 19, 2017
  • Length: 02:18
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Sandip Roy reflects on India’s journey as it turns 70.

  • Added: Aug 15, 2017
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: ...wide river as ever..., Credit: Susan Cook
The highest production of greenhouse gases in the US comes from the West Jefferson, Alabama Miller Electric Plant. The parent company- The Southern...

  • Added: Jul 21, 2017
  • Length: 02:55
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India is one of the world’s biggest exporters of beef, even though much of India does not eat beef. New laws concerning animal welfare were seen a...

  • Added: Jul 18, 2017
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: ...wide river as ever..., Credit: Susan Cook
"What Do We Owe You?" This poetic tribute to the failure of the Republican sponsored bill to end healthcare for millions of Americans- could be sun...

  • Added: Jul 18, 2017
  • Length: 02:47
Caption: His last words...Love as intense as ice..., Credit: Susan Cook
Liu Xiaobo has died. His 11 year imprisonment by the Chinese government for posting subversive articles on the Internet had not ended. 'No Enemies...

  • Added: Jul 14, 2017
  • Length: 05:13
Caption: Not in My Name protest, Credit: Sandip Roy
On a rain-drenched monsoon evening recently a bit of old American history found new life on the streets of India.

  • Added: Jul 10, 2017
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: ...wide river as ever..., Credit: Susan Cook
Maine has witnessed yet another domestic violence tragedy: a woman, her son and a neighbor killed by her out of control partner. Maine ranks ninth...

  • Added: Jul 08, 2017
  • Length: 04:10
Caption: ...wide river as ever..., Credit: Susan Cook
Why haven't pharmaceutical companies and oil corporations been asked to make health insurance lower by reducing drug costs or refusing federal subs...

  • Added: Jun 29, 2017
  • Length: 02:43
Caption: ...wide river as ever..., Credit: Susan Cook
The Senate and House Healthcare bills will replace Obamacare subsidies with tax breaks for the wealthy. Meanwhile oil and gas companies continue to...

  • Added: Jun 27, 2017
  • Length: 02:54
Caption: ...wide river as ever..., Credit: Susan Cook
Some places, for example, the Intelligence Committee of the United States Senate serve as our country's moral proving ground. But this week‘s testi...

  • Added: Jun 18, 2017
  • Length: 02:57
Caption: ...wide river as ever..., Credit: Susan Cook
The Senate Intelligence Committee hearings about Russian meddling in the 2016 election are Scurrilous one especially important testifier said.

  • Added: Jun 16, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
Caption: MY Pony, Credit: E.V. Cook
FBI Director James Comey is being queried about whether President Donald Trump asked him to drop the investigation of former National Security Advi...

  • Added: Jun 09, 2017
  • Length: 04:10
Caption: ...wide river as ever..., Credit: Susan Cook
Everyday the world can ask again what’s right or wrong , not just smugly proceed, go along on its merry path, answers tucked under its arm, as proo...

  • Added: Jun 07, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
Caption: 12 year old Ananya Vinay, Credit: Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP
The Scripps National Spelling Bee has a new winner. 12 year old Ananya Vinay. Another Indian American. That’s not news anymore. But Ananya Vinay’s ...

  • Added: Jun 06, 2017
  • Length: 06:00