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The Hindus of Bangladesh Fear for Their Future

Subhash Ghosh was away when, early on Dec. 13, dozens of activists from Bangladesh’s largest Islamist party, Jamaat-e-Islami (JI), descended on the …

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China Newsweek — June 4, 2018 Over the past decade, there have been countless reports about the boom in cosmetic surgery in Asian countries such as …

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Man dies in India following alleged racial-tinged attack

NEW DELHI – He was a slight young man, who sported hipster eyeglasses and a wispy moustache. He had dyed his spiky hair blond, but that wasn't the only thing that made college student Nido Tania stand out in the Indian capital.<p>Tania was from northeastern India, a narrow strip of territory wedged …

Airbnb discrimination? Study finds black hosts charge less on average

A recent study released by Harvard Business School professors says black hosts on Airbnb typically charge lower fees than non-black hosts for similar properties, signaling the black hosts may be facing discrimination through the online service.<p>The study looked at Airbnb members with properties …

Another Effect Of Racism: Accelerated Aging

For black men, racial discrimination speeds up aging at the cellular level, according to a new study.<p>A new study from the University of Maryland found that racism may speed aging at the cellular level. Researchers found signs of accelerated aging in African American men who reported being heavily …

The 'Product of Its Time' Defense: No Excuse for Sexism and Racism

Dismissing the classics' shortcomings as just a reflection of the era's norms mischaracterizes history and undermines the books' very relevance.<p>George Orwell's handling of his main female character in <i>1984</i> is clichéd, clumsy, and not a little sexist. I made that argument in a piece I wrote last …