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Donald Trump's term as president as depicted in cinema, television and documentaries; from Get Out to Parasite
Entertainment

Donald Trump's term as president as depicted in cinema, television and documentaries; from Get Out to Parasite

Cinema under Donald Trump, it is safe to say, has been indicative of the chaos and division he has imported to the country.

American Carnage: Storming of US Capitol puts paid to Ronald Reagan's shining city on a hill myth
World

American Carnage: Storming of US Capitol puts paid to Ronald Reagan's shining city on a hill myth

The US Capitol was breached on Wednesday for the first time since 1814, when the British marched into Washington DC and set it ablaze

Centre says COVID-19 cases and deaths declining in India, but cautions public against laxity
India

Centre says COVID-19 cases and deaths declining in India, but cautions public against laxity

NITI Aayog member Dr VK Paul noted that an overwhelming proportion of the country's population is still "very very susceptible" to the novel coronavirus and that the situation may unexpectedly escalate

Caste in the USA, Episode 10: Challenging caste supremacy on social media, and how Savarna silence breeds impunity
World

Caste in the USA, Episode 10: Challenging caste supremacy on social media, and how Savarna silence breeds impunity

'Caste In The USA' is a podcast series examining the pervasiveness of caste discrimination among Indians in the US, hosted by Equality Labs' Thenmozhi Soundararajan. This is Episode 10.

Caste in the USA, Episode 9: Examining the trials of representing caste in the 'elite' art world
World

Caste in the USA, Episode 9: Examining the trials of representing caste in the 'elite' art world

'Caste In The USA' is a podcast series examining the pervasiveness of caste discrimination among Indians in the US, hosted by Equality Labs' Thenmozhi Soundararajan. This is Episode 9.

How does Kamala Harris, an African American, Tamil brahmin, raise her voice for BLM while staying mute on caste privilege?
World

How does Kamala Harris, an African American, Tamil brahmin, raise her voice for BLM while staying mute on caste privilege?

It would be deeply unsettling to see her flaunt her genetic and cultural connection with India, without making a sincere effort to understand its various truths and perspectives — most especially because she is someone who spoke recently of America’s ‘moral reckoning with racism’.

Caste in the USA, Episode 8: Decoding biases, inherent dominant supremacy in the field of public healthcare
World

Caste in the USA, Episode 8: Decoding biases, inherent dominant supremacy in the field of public healthcare

'Caste In The USA' is a podcast series examining the pervasiveness of caste discrimination among Indians in the US, hosted by Equality Labs' Thenmozhi Soundararajan. This is Episode 8.

Donald Trump is maligning the incoming Biden administration by reviving a German stab-in-the-back myth
World

Donald Trump is maligning the incoming Biden administration by reviving a German stab-in-the-back myth

The word Dolchstosslegende is hard to pronounce but important to understand. It translates as “stab-in-the-back myth” and was a key element in the revival of German militarism in the Weimar years

Caste in the USA, Episode 7: Why the Savarna controlling of public policy normalises casteism, foils diversity
World

Caste in the USA, Episode 7: Why the Savarna controlling of public policy normalises casteism, foils diversity

'Caste In The USA' is a podcast series examining the pervasiveness of caste discrimination among Indians in the US, hosted by Equality Labs' Thenmozhi Soundararajan. This is Episode 7.

Caste in the USA, Episode 6: Navigating casteism in the Telugu diaspora, universities and workplaces
World

Caste in the USA, Episode 6: Navigating casteism in the Telugu diaspora, universities and workplaces

'Caste In The USA' is a podcast series examining the pervasiveness of caste discrimination among Indians in the US, hosted by Equality Labs' Thenmozhi Soundararajan. This is Episode 6.

Caste in the USA, Episode 5: On social isolation as a result of caste networks in the diaspora
World

Caste in the USA, Episode 5: On social isolation as a result of caste networks in the diaspora

'Caste In The USA' is a podcast series examining the pervasiveness of caste discrimination among Indians in the US, hosted by Equality Labs' Thenmozhi Soundararajan. This is Episode 5.

Caste in the USA, Episode 4: Battling caste bias as a Dalit woman in tech, and thriving under non-Indian bosses
World

Caste in the USA, Episode 4: Battling caste bias as a Dalit woman in tech, and thriving under non-Indian bosses

'Caste In The USA' is a podcast series examining the pervasiveness of caste discrimination among Indians in the US, hosted by Equality Labs' Thenmozhi Soundararajan. This is Episode 4.

Joe Biden elected as US president: From coronavirus to GOP and Donald Trump, several challenges await Democrat leader
World

Joe Biden elected as US president: From coronavirus to GOP and Donald Trump, several challenges await Democrat leader

Biden’s top priority in the 10 weeks before Inauguration Day on 20 January will be building a staff and assembling the pieces needed to tackle the coronavirus

Caste in the USA, Episode 3: Understanding caste from the lens of the privileged — a Brahmin's journey
World

Caste in the USA, Episode 3: Understanding caste from the lens of the privileged — a Brahmin's journey

'Caste In The USA' is a podcast series examining the pervasiveness of caste discrimination among Indians in the US, hosted by Equality Labs' Thenmozhi Soundararajan. This is Episode 3.

Caste in the USA, Episode 2: Dalit technologist Sam Cornelius on how casteism pervades tech world in India and US
World

Caste in the USA, Episode 2: Dalit technologist Sam Cornelius on how casteism pervades tech world in India and US

'Caste In The USA' is a podcast series examining the pervasiveness of caste discrimination among Indians in the US, hosted by Equality Labs' Thenmozhi Soundararajan. This is Episode 2.

Caste in the USA, Episode 1: Conversations about casteism in Indian diaspora are vital to challenging its impact
World

Caste in the USA, Episode 1: Conversations about casteism in Indian diaspora are vital to challenging its impact

'Caste In The USA' is a podcast series examining the pervasiveness of caste discrimination among Indians in the US, hosted by Equality Labs' Thenmozhi Soundararajan. This is Episode 1.

Ananya Birla slams US restaurant for being 'racist', shares ordeal on Twitter
India

Ananya Birla slams US restaurant for being 'racist', shares ordeal on Twitter

Ananya Birla tweeted that the Italian-American dining place in California “literally threw” her and her family out of their premises.

Joe Biden, Donald Trump say they're fighting for America's soul, but what does that really mean?
World

Joe Biden, Donald Trump say they're fighting for America's soul, but what does that really mean?

It is a phrase that has been constantly invoked by Democratic and Republican leaders. It has become the clearest symbol of the mood of the country, and what people feel is at stake in November.

In C Pam Zhang's Booker Prize-longlisted debut, a buried chapter of America's immigrant history comes alive
Arts & Culture

In C Pam Zhang's Booker Prize-longlisted debut, a buried chapter of America's immigrant history comes alive

Infused with magical realism, the haunting vastness of the California landscape and the tragic wanderings of two orphaned siblings, C Pam Zhang's debut novel — How Much of These Hills Is Gold — renders a powerful narrative of the Chinese-American immigrant experience.

Donald Trump ordered to end anti-racism training for federal employees, says White House
World

Donald Trump ordered to end anti-racism training for federal employees, says White House

The order comes as the US president works to appeal to his white, blue-collar base while fighting an uphill battle for re-election amid a divisive national reckoning over how non-whites are treated in America