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A Transgender Tribute to India

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This video, inspired by composer A.R. Rahman’s Vandé Mataram rendition, is a strong, apt and necessary portrayal of the historical trajectory and post-colonial challenges of India’s Transgender community/ies. 63 more words

Kalki Subramaniam

Which one got into medical school?

Which guy got into medical school? Or better yet, which guy do think should get into medical school, “Vijay” on the left or “JoJo” on the right? 87 more words

Failures

NIGERIA: VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN; ANY PROGRESS?

…….Roseline Funmilayo, Legal Officer, Lawyers Alert

Violence against women has always been known to be an ugly aspect of the average Nigerian society.  The Nigerian woman from data and media reports, as in many patriarchal societies, is exposed to gross abuses within domestic and outer circles, including political leadership. 634 more words

Women Rights And Gender

Black Mayors, White Majorities: The Balancing Act of Racial Politics (Justice and Social Inquiry)

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“An illuminating and timely thesis. 33 more words

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"Fairness and Ideology: On the Relationship between Affirmative Action and Diversity," By Bruce Frohnen

Affirmative action began as a remedial program aimed at undoing the effects of racial discrimination on minority groups. The policy’s goals of establishing fundamental fairness in hiring certainly have not been achieved. 1,247 more words

Essays And Reviews

THE PERVASIVE INSANITY OF WEALTH REDISTRIBUTION

Whoa, what was that? I recently read an article in the Washington Post that said hundreds of Puerto Ricans living in the United States are now, and have been, receiving Social Security disability payments because they cannot speak English. 265 more words

Spending

Cross-Examination: 'I Too, Deserve an Education' - UTAS and Affirmative Action in Tertiary Education

YE LIN KO

Recently, there have been debates regarding alternative schemes that help minority groups in universities throughout New Zealand.[1] The main issue is whether these alternative programs — such as the Undergraduate Targeted Admission Scheme (UTAS) — reflect or breach affirmative action. 1,355 more words

Completed Research