Caste Privilege

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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.

It is high time savarna Indians confronted their role as conspirators in perpetuating casteism, Brahminical patriarchy
Arts & Culture

It is high time savarna Indians confronted their role as conspirators in perpetuating casteism, Brahminical patriarchy

We perpetuate the caste system by negating the existence of caste, trivialising the experience of people from marginalised castes, unseeing the absence of a large part of the country’s population from institutions.

What's caste got to do with it: Being Savarna is an accident of birth, addressing injustices is a choice
Life

What's caste got to do with it: Being Savarna is an accident of birth, addressing injustices is a choice

As an ally, I would appreciate feedback on what I can do to help, instead of my intentions being baselessly questioned. Most importantly, taking things out of context will weaken our collective fight against existing societal structures.

What's caste got to do with it: Being a Dalit writer and responding to Savarna criticism
Life

What's caste got to do with it: Being a Dalit writer and responding to Savarna criticism

Because our bodies are full of caste, and caste memories that have to be purged before we can move on to writing about other things, very few Dalit, OBC writers get to write about what they really want to write about: films, books, sex, technology, dating etc.

Raksha Kumar responds to Vijeta Kumar's column on Firstpost: Publishing unsubstantiated opinion is wrong
Life

Raksha Kumar responds to Vijeta Kumar's column on Firstpost: Publishing unsubstantiated opinion is wrong

This is my rebuttal to the piece published by Firstpost on 19 January 2018 — For Rohith Vemula, who wanted to learn; and for Savarnas who are too good to learn — by Vijeta Kumar.