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Hamilton employs colourblind casting, but that only does disservice to the idea of true representation
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Hamilton employs colourblind casting, but that only does disservice to the idea of true representation

The trouble of a colourblind production might not be the casting itself but the fact that the casting may still erase the reimagined characters’ identities

In Guatemela as emigration touches record levels, 'achieving the American dream' comes with expensive loan, help from smuggler
World

In Guatemela as emigration touches record levels, 'achieving the American dream' comes with expensive loan, help from smuggler

In recent years, Guatemala has been among the single largest sources of migrants apprehended along the southwest border of the United States, with most of them coming from rural, predominantly indigenous regions of the country.

Dirty Money review: Six-part documentary series reflects everything that's gone wrong with America due to capitalism
Entertainment

Dirty Money review: Six-part documentary series reflects everything that's gone wrong with America due to capitalism

In the end, Netflix's six-part docu, Dirty Money, is a mirror reflection of a lot that has gone wrong with America, once the land of milk and honey

Donald Trump calls for 'new American moment' in first State of the Union: Read excerpts from the US President's speech
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Donald Trump calls for 'new American moment' in first State of the Union: Read excerpts from the US President's speech

President Donald Trump will call for a "new American moment" in Tuesday night's State of the Union address, as he seeks to rally a deeply divided nation.

A Streetcar Named Desire turns 70: Tennessee Williams' play remains relevant in a post-truth world
Life

A Streetcar Named Desire turns 70: Tennessee Williams' play remains relevant in a post-truth world

A Streetcar Named Desire’s timelessness is evident as it is one of the few plays​ to have been made into a movie, staged as a ballet and even had a Broadway revival.

American Dream album review: In LCD Soundsystem's latest, tantalising glimpses of a new direction
music

American Dream album review: In LCD Soundsystem's latest, tantalising glimpses of a new direction

LCD Soundsystem's latest album American Dream is haunted and liberated by founder James Murphy’s many influences

Donald Trump's win shattered illusion of American democracy, values: Too early to write him off
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Donald Trump's win shattered illusion of American democracy, values: Too early to write him off

In this light, ambivalence might be the considered response to Trump’s victory or even in the alternative scenario of his defeat.

How did Donald Trump win the US presidential election? Here's an exploration of theories
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How did Donald Trump win the US presidential election? Here's an exploration of theories

But, whether a case of sour grapes or a genuine gripe, the reality is we have a Trump presidency ahead of us.

Raghuram Rajan's impending US return is the biggest irony of our times
Business

Raghuram Rajan's impending US return is the biggest irony of our times

The departure of Raghuram Rajan from the Reserve Bank of India, and eventually from the country as well, is arguably the most telling irony of our times

Fading American dream: Sundar Pichai is a metaphor for a new kind of elitism in US
Politics

Fading American dream: Sundar Pichai is a metaphor for a new kind of elitism in US

Most of the commentary around Sundar Pichai’s rise revolves around the ‘American Dream’, the meritocracy implied in it and the openness of the country to immigrants — talented or not. Indeed much of this is true and gainsaying it would be silly.

Growing inequality a threat to the American dream, says Obama
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Growing inequality a threat to the American dream, says Obama

Expressing deep concern over growing disparity between the rich and the poor in the US despite revival of economic growth, President Barack Obama today said that increased inequality and decreasing mobility pose a fundamental threat to the "American dream".

This time, Obama peddles modest American dream
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This time, Obama peddles modest American dream

His message sounds made for the times, with the country emerging haltingly from recession, the income gap widening and unemployment stuck above 8 percent.