May I go home?

Today, thousands of fakirs walk and hundreds of them die to question India’s political choices. Undoubtedly, the children of the greater god are being brought home by flights and welcomed with honour and respect. With the media covering the ground reality with toxic India v Pakistan debates, the government seems to care only about the elite.

Education or mass production?

A basic theory of an open market is that the better the quality of a product is, the more it will be in demand. The school education system is a reflection of the same capitalist theory. Capitalism’s standard definition is – an economic and political system in which a country’s trade and industry are controlled…

Who can speak?

Defining freedom of speech will give rigidity to a fluid idea. Let’s consider freedom of speech as a principle that supports the freedom of an individual or a community to articulate their opinions and ideas without fear of retaliation, censorship, or legal sanction. The right to freedom of speech is a right for all. But,…

Are you feminine/ masculine enough?

Stop crying like a girl! Boys do not cry! Do not sit like a boy! Man up! You are a man, how can you be scared of lizards? Do these phrases remind you of something? All of us have heard these at least once in our lives. These are the analogies that ensure that you…

Vicious cycle of ‘Education’

Delving into the concept of capitalism and education we need to question, whether the schools need children or do children need the schools. All these ‘good’ and ‘elite’ schools require children not as potential educationists or intelligentsia but as consumerists of a self-perpetuating culture of a capitalist economy which begins at their kinder garden class….

Between Black and White

When I imagine the world in only black and white, it’s more of an impossible thought. No life, sound or colors, similar to an experience of a computer in binary – it is either a zero or a one. Vices are the wicked habits of a person and a virtue is a quality showing high…

END LOG

Imagine what will happen if you don’t sleep for 20 days. There was a conspiracy in the soviet union in the 1940s.In a military-sanctioned scientific experiment, a group of researchers put five political prisoners in a sealed gas chamber where an airborne stimulant is continually administered, with the intent of keeping the five subjects awake…

Rural-Urban India

The concept of shanty towns or in layman’s language – urban slums is found usually in big cities where people migrate in hope of getting a better standard of living. We find a great diversity and variety of communities in such towns. People from villages, belonging to the same community migrate to urban cities in…

#MeToo

Me too movement is the profound reflection of feminism, which has challenged the invisible patriarchy and revealed the dark or the shaded patriarchy. It has challenged men who, in the veil of educated, urban, elite and intellectual people have somehow falsely established themselves of being gender-neutral, if not gender sensitive. This has exposed how power…