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Why Gandhi Is No Longer Relevant for Many Indians
Opinion
Why is Gandhi, a leader who could mobilise millions so effectively once, becoming increasingly irrelevant for a majority of India’s population?
Re-Reading Ambedkar’s Insistence on Inter-Caste Marriages
Opinion
Inter-caste marriages reinforce casteist principles in insidious ways when lower caste spouses are forced to curate their lifestyle, food habits, and demeanour to match those of the dominant caste culture.
Arranged Marriages Uphold the Same Tradition That Promoted Sati
Opinion
Caste endogamy is the defining feature of the hierarchical concept of caste and has stayed immutable through time immemorial. This perpetuation of caste supremacy via the concept of purity is primarily preserved today through the institution of marriage—especially arranged marriages.
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Can Indian Communists Really Even Dream of a Revolution?
Opinion
Organizing the working class without addressing the caste issue is a shrewd way of the privileged caste Communists to pave a way to maintain their grasp over power in the name of proletariats while the marginalized and underprivileged continue to languish in the prison of caste.
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Cottagecore: Reimagining the Rural Through the Digital
Opinion
While soft and delicate in its aesthetics, Cottagecore is attempting some truly radical pursuits, building on a long history of fusing nature and technology to build utopian visions of society.
The False Dawns of Feminist Futures. Why Electing Women Leaders Won't Save Us
Opinion
When deployed in a cynical, self-serving or naïvely well-intentioned way, identity politics devolves into tokenism where the individual takes precedence over the multitude and mass movements are eschewed for the soaring but empty rhetoric of hope and change.
10 Reasons Why You Should Use The Terms “Disabled" Or "Person With A Disability”
Disability
By imposing other terms on us that put us on a pedestal, you're also denying the accommodations, the needs, that come with disabilities.
5 Reasons Heterosexuality Has To Move Over
Sexuality
The politics of respectability is something that people have to navigate every day, forcing them to forgo non-conformity.
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