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Love Story movie review: Sekhar Kammula shows a mirror, but not sans his trademark style
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Love Story movie review: Sekhar Kammula shows a mirror, but not sans his trademark style

I always look forward to a Sekhar Kammula film because he builds a better world than the one we are living in. But with Love Story, he is in no mood to dream.

Amol Palekar, Rinku Rajguru on their ZEE5 film 200 Halla Ho, and how 'conspicuous silence' on social issues affects art
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Amol Palekar, Rinku Rajguru on their ZEE5 film 200 Halla Ho, and how 'conspicuous silence' on social issues affects art

"Wish to be a member of a ‘hundred crore & more’ club seems to be mutually exclusive with creating good cinema," says Amol Palekar, who believes "more films on issues of caste can get financial backing by OTT platforms provided the filmmakers wish to narrate those stories."

The world of Sonchiriya: Arid, claustrophobic ravines hold a mirror to a land of anarchy, injustice, and inequities
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The world of Sonchiriya: Arid, claustrophobic ravines hold a mirror to a land of anarchy, injustice, and inequities

What’s more menacing and sinister than the Chambal ravines is the discriminations and prejudices, inequities, and injustices they harbour, the caste divides, toxic masculinity and patriarchal codes that they run by and are shaped from.

In Outcaste Bombay, historian Juned Shaikh interrogates assumptions about city's cosmopolitanism in 20th century
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In Outcaste Bombay, historian Juned Shaikh interrogates assumptions about city's cosmopolitanism in 20th century

Using historical and literary sources, Shaikh throws light on the nexus between caste and class identities in Mumbai.

The absurdity of conservatism: How enforcement of 'culture' is at odds with nation's real heritage and development
India

The absurdity of conservatism: How enforcement of 'culture' is at odds with nation's real heritage and development

What we are witnessing now, in the form of enforcement of taboos of food, and the push against what is called “love jihad”, is an assertion of power by those who wish to conserve the old ways.

Swachh Bharat toilets alone won't end open defecation; practice persists due to caste norms, drainage woes
India

Swachh Bharat toilets alone won't end open defecation; practice persists due to caste norms, drainage woes

India’s aim to be Open Defecation Free (ODF) remained unfulfilled as millions of toilets that were built are never used

Isabel Wilkerson's Caste, a book which explores racism in the US, named finalist for Lukas Book Prize
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Isabel Wilkerson's Caste, a book which explores racism in the US, named finalist for Lukas Book Prize

Other finalists include Becky Cooper’s We Keep the Dead Close, Seyward Darby’s Sisters in Hate, Barton Gellman’s Dark Mirror and Jessica Goudeau’s After the Last Border.

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

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

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

Psychiatrists, psychologists working with survivors of caste and gender-based trauma need to be trained for it, say human rights activists
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Psychiatrists, psychologists working with survivors of caste and gender-based trauma need to be trained for it, say human rights activists

Therapy modules taught in universities are informed by feminism and are queer-affirmative but they do not actively recognise caste-based pride and shame.

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

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

Indian cricket's refusal to acknowledge caste privilege cannot mask reality of its pervasiveness
India

Indian cricket's refusal to acknowledge caste privilege cannot mask reality of its pervasiveness

The Indian cricket community views itself as being a part of a post-caste sport that functions solely on merit.

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

Ava DuVernay reunites with Netflix to write, direct Caste, based on Isabel Wilkerson's New York Times bestselling novel
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Ava DuVernay reunites with Netflix to write, direct Caste, based on Isabel Wilkerson's New York Times bestselling novel

Ava DuVernay's Caste will examine "how our lives today are defined by a hierarchy of human divisions dating back generations."