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George Floyd
Opinion  /  Published 04.08.20

Policing with a heart in India

Even as the world was recovering from the George Floyd tragedy in the United States of America, India witnessed a similar incident of police brutality in near Chennai. Two men without criminal anteced...
By Bhaskar Kumar in

World  /  Published 03.08.20

UK: Mahatma on coins

Mahatma Gandhi is set to be the first non-white person to feature on British money. The Royal Mint Advisory Committee is working to create a coin featuring the Mahatma. It comes as Rishi Sunak, the C...
By Helena Horton in London

World  /  Published 22.07.20

Portland backlash to federal forces grows

With a ski helmet and goggles on her head, Allison Hyder said she had told her family members that she planned to stand at the rear of protests in downtown Portland. But, in the early hours of Tuesday...
By Mike Baker in Portland, Oregon

Opinion  /  Published 08.07.20

Closed minds: BLM and anti-CAA protests

On May 25, in Minneapolis, an African-American arrestee, George Floyd, was choked to death by a white police officer pressing his knee against Floyd’s neck. The whole of America erupted in prote...
By Prabhat Patnaik in

Opinion  /  Published 01.07.20

Systemic racial bias: A crime against humanity

Donald Trump set himself out to make America rich again. Powerful again. Great again. It is a bitter lesson in history that every society progresses at the expense of the poor and the vulnerable. To f...
By Valson Thampu in

Opinion  /  Published 04.06.20

Weight of sin: Racial discrimination in the US

The United States of America seems to have been brought to its knees by its own Achilles heel — racial discrimination. A black man, George Floyd, died at the hands of the police — the image of a w...
By The Editorial Board in

World  /  Published 31.05.20

Curfews can’t quell violence

Another night of outrage left stores looted and cars smouldering in many US cities on Sunday as curfews failed to quell violence that replaced peaceful daytime demonstrations over the death of a black...
By Reuters in Minneapolis

World  /  Published 30.05.20

Soldiers deployed in Minneapolis

The full Minnesota National Guard was activated for the first time since World War II after four nights of sometimes violent protests that have spread to other US cities following the killing of a bla...
By Reuters in Minneapolis

Opinion  /  Published 13.06.20

‘I Can’t Breathe’

The United States is in the throes of anger over the killing of George Floyd. Actually, it is shocked at what the killing has underpinned, knee on neck --- a myth about the United States. In his 2008 ...
By Upala Sen in

World  /  Published 12.06.20

Historical figures reassessed after Floyd death

“The Germans would not get it into their head to erect statues of Hitler and cheer them,” said Mireille-Tsheusi Robert, an activist in Congo who wants Leopold statues removed from Belgian cities. ...
By AP in


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