A Square Meal

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  In 2012, the world's 100 richest people earned a stunning total of $240 billion in profits. That is enough money to end extreme poverty worldwide four times over. In 2007, the total volume of trade by private corporations the world over was over $1,171 trillion; the sum of the earnings of all countries was a

When victim is the culprit

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If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor. If an elephant has its foot on the tail of a mouse and you say that you are neutral, the mouse will not appreciate your neutrality. - Bishop Desmond Tutu So when my eyes fell upon this news article

Feminism, A and the Award

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Ages ago, I was tagged by Nita and Sulz and till now I have been shamelessly ignoring the tags. But the guilt is killing me and I must finish the task assigned to me. Keeping the melodrama aside, I'll start with Nita's tag. This is what she tagged me to write about. What does Feminism

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to Basic Etiquette

2017-11-11T00:39:02+00:00 Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Lets clear the airs first, shall we? The post is not about girls!!!! Its just about people in general. Its about those inconsiderate, tactless and thoughtless people who perform the most disgusting acts in public(and at home too!!!) and don't feel the S of Shame. Infact, the insensitivity is so deep rooted that they don't

GenX and the Dowry Demon

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While my "extended" stay in Chennai I stumbled upon a truckload of some amazing facts about the Dowry system which I thought were quite extinct as far as the city-dwelling-and-riding-on-the-IT-boom GenX was concerned. An incidence in one of my friend's office landed me back into reality. A few days back my friend saw one of