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Rucha Joshi
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Rucha Joshi Sep 13
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Suchitra Vijayan Aug 10
India’s violent suppression of Kashmiri voices, severe curtailment of their civil and political rights has done irreparable damage to Kashmir, it’s people and the wider region. It’s our fundamental duty to stand with the people of , and their demand for freedom. ✊🏽
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Ramachandra Guha Aug 10
"It may be noted that whereas the percentage of people below the poverty line in Gujarat is 22%, it is 12% in Jammu and Kashmir, thanks to Article 370 and the special status which enabled pioneering land reforms in the state:"
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Suchitra Vijayan Aug 10
Kashmir Times editor moves Supreme Court seeking media freedom in Valley - TheLeaflet
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Rucha Joshi Aug 10
Replying to @Joshi_Rucha8
However, such an ‘agonistic’ democracy requires accepting that conflict and division are inherent to politics and that there is no place where reconciliation could be definitively achieved as the full actualization of the unity of ‘the people’. Mouffe, The Democratic Paradox
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Rucha Joshi Aug 10
What is specific and valuable about modern liberal democracy is that, when properly understood, it creates a space in which this confrontation is kept open, power relations are always being put into question and no victory can be final.
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meghnad Aug 5
Let's make one thing clear today: Consent of Kashmiris was NOT taken for a law which directly affects them. Communication being cut off, leaders being house-arrested and increasing military presence in the state does NOT equal consent.
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Rohini Mohan Aug 4
1.5 hours to decide the fate of . If this is not a banana republic I don't know what is. that gives special status is scrapped.
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Rucha Joshi Aug 1
Well, if your job is to air the government's dirty laundry for the public and at the same time your job security and next paycheque is dependent upon the same government, how well will you be able to do your job? Not very honestly and independently I suppose.
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Rucha Joshi Jul 14
A good read albeit slightly reduced and simplified argument that shows causation. Cannot deny the evil that is neoliberalism though. Why the World is Giving Up on Freedom by
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The POLIS PROJECT Jul 9
Not astonishingly, despite lynchings and ban, India continues to stay as world’s top beef exporter. India’s exports of beef are on the rise even as several states expand their bans on the slaughter of cows and bullocks.
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Guardian Environment Jul 7
One climate crisis disaster happening every week, UN warns
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Rucha Joshi Jun 29
eww
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Rucha Joshi Jun 15
Replying to @snehasanks
We had the one that only the head girl got to hold. This also in itself made me feel uneasy. Why should I be the flag bearer and he get to call out the commands :/
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Solana Larsen Apr 24
It's ready, it's ready!! Thanks to everyone who contributed ideas, inspiration and support for the 2019 Internet Health Report launched today ❤️
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Guardian Environment Jun 3
Climate crisis seriously damaging human health, report finds
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Vasundhara Sirnate Drennan Jun 2
On Indian media (thread): On 14 Feb a horrific terror attack took place in Pulwama. As and I were reading the news and watching the discussions, we noticed something very wrong with the reporting in the Indian media.
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Akhil Katyal May 30
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Existential Comics May 30
It's unfair to call the Marvel movies "kid's movies", they also have serious political messages, such as: - America is good - the military is good - military contractors are good - billionaires are good - heroes protect the existing power structure, villains try to change society
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Vishwesh K May 30
A shiver ran down my spine. The roots of our caste disparities run so deep.
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