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    Sam Ben-Meir

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    Sam Ben-Meir is a professor of philosophy and world religions at Mercy College in New York City.

    Jackson Pollock’s Mural at the Guggenheim Museum and Why its still Grabbing our Attention

    Mural is generally regarded as a transitional work – between the mythological, Jungian abstractions and the later drip paintings which would secure Pollock’s world fame.

    Anarchism and the Avant-Garde: Félix Fénéon at the Museum of Modern Art

    The Museum of Modern Art is currently presenting Félix Fénéon and examining the immense influence of this art critic, editor, publisher, collector and anarchist.

    The American Struggle: Jacob Lawrence at The Metropolitan Museum of Art

    Jacob Lawrence is among the most recognized and celebrated African American painters of the twentieth century and the piece takes us on an exploration of his magnificent works.

    What is morally wrong with discrimination: A Kantian Understanding

    Discrimination is morally egregious when we use it to justify treating another human being as anything less than a human being, as less than a person having dignity and intrinsic value.

    Dietrich Bonhoeffer and Today’s Movement for Racial Justice

    This is indeed a moment in history when we may acquire the much needed insight and inspiration from Bonhoeffer’s extraordinary life and legacy.

    Sam Ben-Meir

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    Sam Ben-Meir is a professor of philosophy and world religions at Mercy College in New York City.

    OPINION

    How Effective is the Union Budget 2021-22 in Terms of its Offerings to Women and Children? 

    The article below examines the effectiveness of the Budget in terms of its offerings to the women and child sectors.

    As India’s COVID crisis worsens, leaders play the blame game while the poor suffer once again

    The need of the hour is for the nation-state to show decisive leadership in not only controlling the surge of the virus, but also providing financial assistance to millions of urban poor and making arrangements for them such that they can survive the pandemic with dignity.

    After early success, India’s daily COVID infections have surpassed the US and Brazil. Why?

    India is in the grip of a massive second wave of COVID-19 infections, and lately it has been surpassing even the United States and Brazil in terms of new daily infection, why are we losing the battle against COVID-19 again?

    Applauding the Spirit of Turkish Women for their Courage to Protest Against Erdogan’s Anti-Feminist Move

    Erdogan’s decision to withdraw Turkey from the 2011 Council of Europe Convention on Preventing and Combatting Violence Against Women is the most despicable turn he has yet taken against women.

    From Pedagogic Theory to Living Practice: Walking with Children of Shiksha Swaraj

    Is it possible to see education beyond schools and coaching centres? Or, is it possible to break the wall of separation, and invite the marginalized to the realm of creative and life-affirming education?