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Day August 1, 2021

Gujarat- Slavery still exists-Debt bondage, forced labour, sexual abuse in Bt cottonseed farms

By Rajiv Shah ,Counterview A jStudy by a Netherlands-based non-profit, Aris, “Seeds of Oppression Wage sharecropping in Bt cottonseed production in Gujarat, India”, has said that a new form of bondage, or forced labour, exists in North India’s Bt cottonseed farms, in… Continue Reading →

Rural Women’s Collectives Struggle To Survive Even As They Help Manage Covid Fallout

For well over a year now, nearly 76 million women members of self-help groups in rural India have helped in efforts to manage the health and nutrition crises caused by the pandemic — from running community kitchens to making masks…. Continue Reading →

Bhima Koregaon Case-Surendra Gadling granted bail To Attend Mother’s Last Rites A Year After Her Demise

Bombay HC directed the release of Bhima Koregaon case accused Surendra Gadling on temporary bail from August 13 to August 21 to attend his mother’s last rites. Image: PTI The Bombay High Court on Friday directed the release of Bhima… Continue Reading →

What really counts? How the patriarchy of economics finally tore me apart

After 10 years of writing about capitalism I saw that the erasure of women is not only palpable, it’s bound to my own flesh and bloodJane Gleeson-WhiteSat 31 Jul 2021 … is the economics profession a functionary and tool of… Continue Reading →

How KISS and Indian anthropology degrade tribal people

Failing the Grade by- VIRGINIUS XAXA 01 August 2021 Last August, the International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences announced that it was withdrawing a plan to hold the next World Anthropology Congress, scheduled for 2023, at the Kalinga Institute… Continue Reading →

Cigarettes After Sex singer Greg Gonzalez on going viral

Cigarettes After Sex singer Greg Gonzalez on going viral The Texan musician talks about YouTube superstardom, the rigours of touring, and being honest about porn Say what you feel: Greg Gonzalez wants his songwriting to be ‘like a good conversation… Continue Reading →

Why India at 75 is ready for a sedition-less future

Upendra Baxi writes: Section 124-A needs to be wholly judicially repealed at the bar of the fundamental human right to free speech Written by Upendra Baxi |Updated: July 31, 2021 8:04:30 amIt is high time to realise that the law of “sedition”… Continue Reading →

A Glimpse into the Cinematic Expression of Gendering of women’s labor #SundayReading

by-Sania Muzamil The history of women in the workplace over the last one hundred years or so has been a constantly evolving domain, affected and determined by the changing scenarios of global issues and international relations. As nations birthed through… Continue Reading →

With farm laws as inspiration, environment ministry takes an axe to the forest Act

– The Morning Context. Akshay Deshmane In early April this year, as most Indians were grappling with the second wave of COVID- 19, the environment ministry quietly announced on its website that it intends to amend the Indian Forest Act, 1927 by… Continue Reading →

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