~ By Ms. Kanmani Duraikannan, High School Student, Delaware, USA "Discriminating on the basis of caste is not inclusivity and it should never be defined as such.We need laws to protect our people because equality is a human right" United States Federal laws prohibit discrimination based on a person's national origin, race, color, religion, disability, … Continue reading Hindus in America Practice Caste
What Periyar means to Silicon Valley?
“Thanthai” Periyar E. V. Ramasamy is a social reformer from South India, where he was challenging the caste discrimination and oppression by spearheading the rationalist, self-respect movement, which was started to challenge the brahmanical hegemony in India. He was a great leader with huge followers from South India, worked for marginalized section and women empowerment … Continue reading What Periyar means to Silicon Valley?
Dr. Ambedkar’s vision of equality through Hindu Code Bill
Transcript of full speech delivered by Mr.Elancheran of AKSC on 127th birthday commemoration of Babasaheb Dr. Ambedkar at Stanford University, CA, organized by various organizations where Ambedkar King Study Circle is a co-sponsor. Many of you can wonder what’s the connection between today’s theme (Social Justice in Neo-Liberal Era) and the Hindu code bill, this … Continue reading Dr. Ambedkar’s vision of equality through Hindu Code Bill
Legacy of Dr. Ambedkar
( Transcript of full speech delivered by Elancheran T.S. on Dr.King's birthday commemoration organized by various organizations where Ambedkar King Study Circle is a co sponsor ) I’m Cheran from Ambedkar King Study Circle (AKSC) , first and foremost I would like to thank San Jose Peace & Justice Center for this wonderful opportunity. It’s … Continue reading Legacy of Dr. Ambedkar
Bhima Koregaon and some lessons to be learnt from Dr. Ambedkar’s The Untouchables and Pax Britannica
Dalits at Bhima Koregaon, Maharashtra, India on Jan 1st 2018 who are for the bicentennial celebrations of the battle of Bhima Koregaon - 1818 in which the Company, the British, forces predominantly composed of the Mahars,the so-called untouchables , defeated the Peshwas, the Brahmin rulers, are attacked by the right-wing hooligans. Dr. Ambedkar symbolized … Continue reading Bhima Koregaon and some lessons to be learnt from Dr. Ambedkar’s The Untouchables and Pax Britannica
Origin By Dan Brown
Try 'Paul Gauguin ...' in google , it'll return the most trended search 'paul gauguin where do we come from'. Dan Brown writes in the book, 'Art inspired by science'. He takes this link from Gauguin’s 1897 painting and continue his investigation with Synthetic Intelligence and quantum computing. Washington Post published an article titled 'There … Continue reading Origin By Dan Brown
Caste discrimination, where is it?
A leading Indian english daily ‘The Hindu’ reported a news with title “Governor meets Kovind, to reach Chennai today”, here Kovind, the President of India, referred by his name, the Governor who is reporting to the President of India referred by his title. Same with a religious head who has got arrested in a murder … Continue reading Caste discrimination, where is it?
Neo Purattasi month Tamil Hindu vegetarians through the eyes of Marx, Periyar and Ambedkar
Purattasi is the sixth Tamil month that roughly falls between mid-September and mid-October, this year 2017 it starts on September 17th and ends on October 17th. It’s a religious custom that Tamil Hindus become vegans in this month. But what I wonder is the ratio of Tamils observing veganism in the USA for Purattasi is … Continue reading Neo Purattasi month Tamil Hindu vegetarians through the eyes of Marx, Periyar and Ambedkar