The Rise of Big Tech and Data Privacy

In the age of information, all the clicks we’ve left behind — and would leave behind in future — are being (will be) used to analyze us, rate us, package us, and sell it back to us.

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Where There is No Caste: Utopia

Isabel Wilkerson, in her bestselling book “Caste: The Lies That Divide Us,” introduces caste as a guiding framework to analyse racial hierarchy in the US.

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We Don’t Need No Thought Control

‘We Don’t Need No Education’ — a catchy phrase in Pink Floyd’s 1979 release of ‘The Wall’ became an instant hit reaching a worldwide audience.

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Indian Police and the Custodial Deaths

The Police system in India is in a dangerous state of disrepair with skyrocketing cases of human rights violations, encounter killings and institutional murders.

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The Morality of Saving Lives and COVID-19

Even as we learn to live with the virus, there is a grave challenge to the inherent human-beliefs as COVID-19 has shown us the world is gravely unequal and subtly cruel.

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Review: Nicholas Dirks’ Castes of Mind

In the Castes of Mind, Nicholas Dirks documents the century old caste scholarship, colonial intervention in caste, and its impact on Indian modernity.

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