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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.

Bail for some, jail for others: Understanding the skewed reasoning of the apex court's judicial process
India

Bail for some, jail for others: Understanding the skewed reasoning of the apex court's judicial process

While it is encouraging that the grant of bail has been prioritised in some cases, a number of other journalists are languishing in prison, with the top court doing little about their plight

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.

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.

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.

Remembering Abhay Xaxa, the activist whose focus on emancipating Adivasi lives was second to none
Life

Remembering Abhay Xaxa, the activist whose focus on emancipating Adivasi lives was second to none

As we remember Abhay Xaxa's steel, determination, and his intellect to think beyond the reasonable, we also need to remember that he fought hard to break notions, build bridges and strengthen a stoic image of the marginalised communities in India.

Yashica Dutt on her decision to come out as Dalit: 'The truth was out, I didn’t feel the need to hide'
Life

Yashica Dutt on her decision to come out as Dalit: 'The truth was out, I didn’t feel the need to hide'

Journalist Yashica Dutt speaks about writing Coming Out As Dalit, the weight of pretending to be upper caste, and the pain that accompanies revisiting old memories

Dalit Sikhs in Punjab unite to press NOTA in final phase of Lok Sabha election, say community has lost faith in govts
Politics

Dalit Sikhs in Punjab unite to press NOTA in final phase of Lok Sabha election, say community has lost faith in govts

Landless Dalit labourers in Punjab's Malwa region have decided to press the NOTA button when the 13 constituencies of Punjab go to polls on 19 May to protest against the failure of successive governments to ensure proper implementation of the Punjab Village Common Lands (Regulation) Rules, 1964

AMU, BHU bear witness to rising violence, polarisation as political parties invade campuses to spread their ideologies
Politics

AMU, BHU bear witness to rising violence, polarisation as political parties invade campuses to spread their ideologies

Both the BHU and the AMU have been witness to 'academic interference', giving space for outsider and anti-social forces to create a disruptive environment in India's educational hubs

What really happened at the meeting with Twitter's Jack Dorsey: An open chat, not a planned attack on Brahmins
India

What really happened at the meeting with Twitter's Jack Dorsey: An open chat, not a planned attack on Brahmins

The statement is a little disappointing because, while business concerns are real for a company like Twitter, elsewhere in the world they stand up for what’s right.

The Relli community fights back: Sewage workers protest against apathy, discrimination
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The Relli community fights back: Sewage workers protest against apathy, discrimination

The Relli community, like other marginalised communities in India, face structural and occupational discrimination even today

Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar Azad's release from jail victory for citizen's rights, shows tactic to isolate him didn't work
India

Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar Azad's release from jail victory for citizen's rights, shows tactic to isolate him didn't work

Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar Azad, who was released from jail on 13 September after being arrested under NSA a year ago, calls himself 'Ravan' to identify with those aspects of our culture that others may see as repulsive

'Against freedom of speech and democracy': Opposition leaders back Lois Sofia in face-off with Tamilisai Soundararajan
India

'Against freedom of speech and democracy': Opposition leaders back Lois Sofia in face-off with Tamilisai Soundararajan

Leaders and spokespersons of regional and national parties condemned the Tamil Nadu government for the arrest of Lois Sofia for raising 'anti-BJP' slogans at the Tuticorin airport in front of state BJP chief Tamilisai Soundararajan.

Lois Sofia, who shouted 'fascist govt down, down' at Tuticorin airport, is a writer and a vocal RSS-BJP critic
India

Lois Sofia, who shouted 'fascist govt down, down' at Tuticorin airport, is a writer and a vocal RSS-BJP critic

Louis Sophia, a Tamil Nadu student who was arrested at the Tuticorin airport on Monday for raising 'anti-government slogans' in front of Tamil Nadu BJP chief Tamilisai Soundararajan, has been an active left-wing voice on social media