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Mar 07, 2019
Raghuram Rajan's new book: An economist tells us why it is critical to preserve communities left behind by markets and StateFor Rajan, populist nationalism is an impediment to market freedom and hence limits the economic prosperity of developing countries.
Feb 23, 2019
In caste-dominated Bihar, Nitish Kumar has upper hand over Narendra Modi, luckily JD(U) chief is on NDA's sidePoll-bound Bihar is not talking about economic packages and foundation stones in the run-up to the Lok Sabha Election, it is speaking about castes and efforts to woo them
Sep 02, 2018
Babytai Awale's long battle against patriarchy, casteism in Maharashtra's Tilwani villageThe first woman from the Tilwani village [Maharashtra’s Kolhapur district] to pick up the occupation of puncture repairing, and a proud feminist, today everyone in the village calls her Awale ma’am.
Aug 20, 2018
Khanderav Parit's battle against caste: How a former mill worker is fighting oppression through his writingsAn award-winning rural author, mill worker, and now a farmer, Khanderav Parit’s writings reflect the everyday life of the oppressed.
Jan 05, 2018
'Muktir Alo' aimed to economically liberate the women of Sonagachi. Did it succeed?Muktir Alo — launched with great optimism in 2016 — was supposed to provide the women of Sonagachi, Asia's largest red-light district, an alternative career in the film/TV industry. Nearly two years later, what has it achieved?
Nov 18, 2017
In Chennai's slums, football is more than a sport; it's a key to a better way of lifeFootball is a sport widely played in the slum communities of Chennai, and each locality has stories about the difference it's made
Oct 07, 2017
Titan launches 'Design: Impact awards for social change' with Tata TrustsIt is a project-based grant award that aims to impact the underprivileged communities and needs of the society
Mar 21, 2016
Rhymes with reason: 'Kodaikanal Won't' rapper Sofia Ashraf on power of rap to effect changeKodaikanal Won't rapper Sofia Ashraf tells us that she revels in using the spoken word form to effect social change
Sep 16, 2012
Of metrics and moustaches: Measuring social changeWith more people with corporate experience going into the non-profit and social change domain, there's a lot more emphasis on metrics and milestones. But are those the only way to figure out if social change is "on plan"?
Jul 11, 2011
China Wants a Piece of the Facebook PieReports have surfaced that China wants in on Facebook stock.