Trigger warning: Distressing country.
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Or, why joy is precious enough to fiercely defend in these times.
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*Who the hell knows if this qualifies as a lesson, actually. I just have a story.
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Watching a film in a theatre is not…just about watching a film. It’s a social activity. It's how we fall in love, forget the mundane-ness of life, and …
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Our willingness to put a “but…” to dismiss the existence of others has been encouraged by relentless propaganda, a betrayal by the media, and maybe an …
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I hope this email finds you well. No, really.
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Haven't you heard? We kept saying “no country for women” so many times, the Powers That Be in this blessed country finally said, “You know what? You’re…
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“The public is ready to be crystallised into a mob at the whiff of a conspiracy. But since when is journalism an institution built to serve the mob?”
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"Sometimes reality is so dire that no amount of eloquence can salvage it. So, allow me the indulgence, dear reader, of describing the current moment — …
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Why on a sick weekend, I felt a stab of nostalgia for Life Before the Internet
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What a mob forcefully imposing the chants of "Jai Shri Ram" and saying "Go to Pakistan!" can't take away.
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Why does "ambition" mean different things for men & women?
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