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A Pakistani driver, Indian co-rider, and a Kashmiri’s American fiancé share an Uber in D.C.

By Danielle Cyr
During this UberPool, my own preconceived notions of others were proven wrong, and I was given the opportunity to see the beauty of humanity at its finest. I urge you to remember this during your interactions with others. Stop letting borders and politics cloud your judgment and respect for your global brothers and sisters.

India and Pakistan pick Kashmir for bloodbath

By Rameez Raja
Since the partition of India, Kashmir remained an unfortunate battleground for both states to express their anger against each other. Regrettably, it is only Kashmiri people, who have remained the victim of human rights violations between the two belligerent states.

Fascism: The silent rise of the neo-Nazis

By Arrow
As a non-European citizen under rejuvenated neo-Nazi conditions, I’m a little sceptical about where the priorities of my European friends lie. I’m not sure if the person I’m talking to is a friend or a foe; an anti-Nazi or a neo- Nazi, who silently hates me for my religion, race, and language. 

Lecture: Populist-Authoritarianism in India

By Ajay Gudavarthy
The other part of the success of this new populist regime is its ability to include subjective emotions more upfront than liberal democracies, moving away from liberal democratic conception of a rational self, based on separation of the private and public individual.

Parallels between Indian and Palestinian Partition

By Inamul Haq
In comparing and assessing partitions of British India and Palestine, one can see that different identities saw an opportunity for their national visions to materialize and all clusters used violence (communal) in defending their visions against the counterparts. The study has relevance for the modern period, because there is no stability in Palestine/Israel and India/Pakistan.

Kashmir Conflict in Contemporary India

By Inamul Haque
Those who are aware of Kashmir history would know that violence in the Kashmir valley has increased a lot since 1989. As Hanna Ardent had perceptively argued, violence becomes a tool and technique of social control among the modern nation states.