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Love as the Practice of Freedom

Without love, our efforts to liberate ourselves and our world community from oppression and exploitation are doomed

Scholar-Researcher-Activist Gail Omvedt’s Passing Leaves Behind Tremendous Void in the Landscape of Dalit Studies

Gail Omvedt’s scholarship on the caste question and her ability to lead several grassroot movements from the front will keep her name etched high on the landscape of Caste Studies and anti-caste resistance in India.

EXCERPT/Emerson on Education

Ralph Waldo Emerson was one of the greatest thinker-philosophers of our times, here is an exhaustive passage from one of his many lectures and addresses.

 Domination, Hegemony and Seduction : Marx and Beyond

One need not be an orthodox Marxist to acknowledge that Karl Marx  was a gifted thinker who encouraged us to look at the world...

The Tyranny of Tests

As alienating, distressing and anxiety laden examinations are normalised, the sensitive mind of an educationist looks into the paradox of assessment and the harms that it causes to our children.

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OPINION

Beyond Instrumental Reasoning: Education As Awakened Intelligence

Amid our obsession with technical/instrumental education, is it necessary to think differently and reimagine the very meaning of education?

BOOK REVIEW/WHAT IS GANDHI’S NON-VIOLENCE?

Here is an exhaustive and engaging book review of 'The Science of Peace' authored by Suman Khanna Aggarwal.

LONG READ/The COVID-19 Vaccine: The Need for a Democratic and Holistic Debate

The pandemic has brought vaccines to the centre stage, but how democratic is the debate regarding it?

Revisiting Digital Pedagogy and the Culture of Learning in the Age of Information Technology

The article delves deep into the need for rethinking digitalised teaching-learning in the age of information technology especially at a time when we are moving towards an extensive use of virtual classroom spaces.

A Quest beyond Vaccination 

While medical experts and pharmaceutical companies urge you to get yourself vaccinated, you ought to ask yet another question: What do you do after being vaccinated? What does it mean to be ‘safe’? Or is it that we ought to see beyond the process of vaccination to redefine life in the post-pandemic world?