A Dictator Without Body and Mind – caste censorship in India

by Garima Raghuvanshy and M. S. Chaitra Rohith Vemula committed suicide on the 17th of January. Since then protests have erupted across the country. International commentators, academics, and university students have raised their voices, demanding action and exclaiming horror against the caste system. Even though it has been abolished officially, intellectuals, Ambedkarites, and other activists assert … Continue reading A Dictator Without Body and Mind – caste censorship in India

Paris, Mumbai, and the Terrorist ‘Assault on Freedom’

Incomplete Fragments of an Unfinished Period 3 By Garima Raghuvanshy and Jakob De Roover On 26 November 2008, three days of bloodshed and horror unfolded in Mumbai as a group of terrorists spread across the city, indiscriminately murdering civilians and striking iconic locations. On 13 November 2015, the attacks in Paris caused a similar spate of … Continue reading Paris, Mumbai, and the Terrorist ‘Assault on Freedom’

The Pestilence of Rabid Nationalism

Incomplete Fragments of an Unfinished Period 2 By Jakob De Roover and Sarika Rao Nationalism is the ultimate pestilence that has destroyed the flower of our European culture. Thus wrote the Austrian-Jewish author Stefan Zweig in his 1942 memoirs. Zweig sent the manuscript to the publisher the day before he and his wife committed suicide. They … Continue reading The Pestilence of Rabid Nationalism