Racism

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POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Britain, Anti-semitism, Islamophobia, Racism

The face of boorish Britain - Boris Johnson’s 'Islamophobia' and Jeremy Corbyn’s 'anti-Semitism'

Sadly, over-ambitious and unscrupulous politicians are more likely to succeed electorally.

VARIETY

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Idris elba, Black actor, Racism, James Bond

Why can't the next James Bond be black?

Daniel Craig is about to make his final appearance in 'Bond 25' and the world can't wait to see the next Bond.

ART & CULTURE

 |  6-minute read
Raj koothrappali, Sexism, Racism, The big bang theory

How I came to hate The Big Bang Theory

It's a good thing the show is coming to an end.

VARIETY

 |  5-minute read
Bureaucrat deplaned, Indians, British Airways, Racism

British Airways sucks, but India's own racism record sucks more

Will boycotting an airline stop racial discrimination of passengers, or Indians in general?

VARIETY

 |  7-minute read
Apu, Donald Trump, Racism, The Simpsons

How Hari Kondabalu gets it wrong about Apu (and what stand-up comics can learn from Chris Rock)

In a documentary, the comedian argues that the character from The Simpsons is an offensive racial stereotype and an affront to Indians the world over.

ART & CULTURE

 |  8-minute read
Niger, Racism, Kendrick Lamar, Caste Discrimination

The politics of language: Chamar, Lamar and the N-word

The cultural appropriation argument can end up sounding silly at times.

VARIETY

 |  2-minute read
Racial discrimination, Protests, Starbucks, Racism

We are not safe even in the most banal place: Read Teju Cole's hard-hitting Insta post on Starbucks incident

For blacks in white terrain, all spaces are charged. Cafes, restaurants, museums, shops. Your own front door.

ART & CULTURE

 |  4-minute read
Kal Penn, Racism, Hollywood, Priyanka Chopra

The deep rooted racism in Hollywood

South Asian actors have scripted a short history of their own.

VOICES

 |  4-minute read
Donald Trump, India, Racism, White supremacists

What I learnt while chatting with white people

They all would describe themselves as liberals. But are they?

VARIETY

 |  7-minute read