The caste system is an abhorrent form of discrimination. There’s no other way to view it. Children are marked at birth as inferior based upon their parentage. They are denied opportunities in life. They are marginalized and abandoned. This is India today, but will it be India tomorrow?
Here we have a piece of verse that looks at the roles assigned to us even from birth. Whether it be a caste system, social distinctions or income levels, many children are pigeon-holed even before they are born. Societies often have expectations of the place in society that a child will have, and this […]
The following article from teleSur gives a remarkable insight into the communist Indian state of Kerala. From women’s and LGBT rights, to the abandonment of the caste system, to free health care, the Keralan state government is miles ahead of the rest of the nation. India is second only to China in terms of population, […]
Conditions in India are appalling for many of the citizens. Inequality is standard practice. Corruption and discrimination are endemic. Although the world’s second most populous nation, India’s government does much less to assist its people than their neighbour China, which has a larger population. It will take radical change to improve the living conditions for […]
The entire nation of India needs to follow the lead of its Kerala State, as demonstrated in the article from teleSur below. The living conditions for many in the world’s second most populous nation are horrendous. The caste system is a despicable method of discriminating against the innocent. India has enough food and natural resources, […]