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The Dismal State of #MeToo in India

The Dismal State of #MeToo in India

by    Akshata Kapoor

A dismissed case of sexual harassment in Bollywood shows just how behind India is in its journey toward gender equality. The past days have seen a whirlwind of accusations and emotions surrounding the #MeToo movement in India that are truly representative of the abysmal state of women’s rights in the country. On June 13, a Read More

Tories Ready to Stand Up for Trump and Bolton

Tories Ready to Stand Up for Trump and Bolton

by    Peter Isackson

Accusing Jeremy Corbyn of betraying the wise policies of Trump’s US and Mohammed bin Salman’s Saudi Arabia, Tory headliners redefine the UK’s sense of moral purpose.  As the Iran crisis begins resembling Iraq in 2003 — which not surprisingly resembled Vietnam in 1965 — the UK is toying with its eventual, if not inevitable “duty” Read More

US Move on Reproductive Rights Sets Dangerous Precedent

US Move on Reproductive Rights Sets Dangerous Precedent

by    Elena Sarver

Earlier this year, the Trump administration cut funding to the Organization for American States for protecting reproductive rights. While America’s attention has turned to the restrictive abortion bans across numerous states, the Trump administration has continued its relentless attacks on women’s bodies and the very foundations of women’s rights abroad. Under the guise of foreignRead More

Cleaning India with the Indian Notion of Hygiene

Cleaning India with the Indian Notion of Hygiene

by    Praveen Kishore

More than constructing toilets, India needs to change the way its people think, behave and act when it comes to personal and public hygiene. This is the second of a three-part series. Indians have some of the most elaborate cleaning rituals in the world. It has roots in a peculiarly Indian sense of hygiene. At Read More

Democracy Faces a Global Crisis

Democracy Faces a Global Crisis

by    John Feffer

Democracy faces a global crisis. And this crisis couldn’t be coming at a worse time. If you’re a supporter of Donald Trump — or Jair Bolsonaro in Brazil or Matteo Salvini in Italy — you probably think that democracy has never been in better health. Recent elections in these countries didn’t just serve to rotate Read More

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