Media and film go far beyond being forms of entertainment. Through their way of storytelling, they play an enormous role in the way we understand and shape our culture. How inclusive are the current industries, and how much do they put across in terms of diversified content? Read on to … Continue Reading
On the morning of November 18, 1978, the tiny nation of Guyana was shaken by scenes straight out of a fever dream. Guyanese officials had arrived at the small settlement of Jonestown to find it littered with hundreds of bodies—918, to be precise. It would later come to light that … Continue Reading
Albus Dumbledore once said, “Don’t pity the dead Harry. Pity the living.” And in today’s scenario, these words ring true. Have you ever sat down and wondered what the situation of the people who hold the string between life and death is? The people who are burdened to give you … Continue Reading
When we think of borders, we don’t always associate them with a carefree sort of happiness. Geographical demarcations have led to catastrophes since time immemorial. Of course, there have been peaceful divisions, which have helped both sides grow with a sense of pride that is not a facade and does … Continue Reading
Ridiculous viral challenges like eating tide pods and news articles on the bizarre crimes by yet another man in Florida are not out of the ordinary for our generation. So the headline of an animated flying cat with a pop tart body being sold for approximately $600,000 is not that … Continue Reading
From Candy Crush to Clash of Clans, from Brain Age to Super Mario Bros, from Minecraft to Valorant, it is safe to say that Digital Games have become a small part of our everyday lives. Whether it is a short period of stress-busting, a fun time with family, an enthralling … Continue Reading
Short attention spans, restlessness, impatience. These are things all of us regularly experience and while this trinity may seem perfectly normal to us (and it is, in small amounts), what happens when it interrupts our daily routines? It’s called inattentiveness, hyperactivity, and impulsivity and is considered by many psychiatrists to … Continue Reading
Racism Fuels Violence and Dehumanization: How A (White Man’s) “Bad Day” Had Fatal Consequences.
Atlanta Spa Shooting: What Happened?
The Asian-American community is left feeling desperate and vulnerable to increased hate crimes and violence. The fears, far from mere imaginative anxieties, spelt out during what is now called the Atlanta … Continue Reading
In recent years, all industries have seen a surge in the participation of minority populations across the world. This has led to a world-renowned discourse, hence coining the term, Tokenism. Tokenism is the act of involving minority societies worldwide, whether in the media or the workplace, to show inclusiveness to … Continue Reading