Especially the ‘close friendship’ between the Prime Minister of the country and Donald Trump along with the celebratory nature of the event makes Modi morally complicit and an enabler.
The National President of the Hindu Mahasabha, a right wing political outfit in India, has claimed that the coronavirus is an ‘avatar’ meant to non-vegetarians.
Besides winning four awards, Parasite made history by becoming the first non-English language film to win the best picture award. But, it doesn’t negate the lack of representation of minorities in the Oscars.
No matter what his contribution has been to the NBA, Kobe Bryant will always be a man who raped a girl and inflicted sexual violence and trauma upon her.
As we look around, we see protests, students agitated, universities attacked, and not to forget the other retrograde fascist Bills that await their turn in the Parliament to be passed and enacted.
The Kurdish women fighting for independence have played a role in changing the regressive thinking and redefining role of women in conflict.
Ever since their inception in 1929, Oscars have known to be very racist and sexist as can be seen from their nomination patterns.
Over 2,000 individual women gathered to protest against femicide and violence against women held under it in South Korea as well as in all Asia.
People across the world organised international protests to express solidarity against the Citizen Amendment Act and brutality against students.
To me, the term ‘self-partnered’ buys into the very culture that it seeks to reject. By retaining the word ‘partnered’, it misses an opportunity to point out that surely partnering cannot be the only eventual outcome.