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Monday, November 30, 2020

Articles by Bageshri Savyasachi

The ethics of the COVID-19 vaccine: a multi-faith perspective

  Earlier today, the Anglican Archbishop of Sydney declared that he would be boycotting the COVID-19 vaccine that the government plans to acquire. The Archbishop...

Ep 5: Oz media fails diversity test again

  As per a report that was published last week, Australian media seems to have again failed to represent the country’s diversity accurately onscreen. The...

Ep 4: Why Indian Australians need to learn more about Aboriginal culture

  This week I discuss how Indians in Australian can learn more about Indigenous Australian culture. For migrants, especially new migrants, Aboriginal culture might not...

“Little brown girl”: Condemning The Australian’s racist cartoon

The Australian newspaper is refusing to take down a cartoon published earlier today that is overtly and obscenely discriminatory. The caricature by Johannes Leak has raised...

9 strong women characters from Indian shows on Netflix & Prime

  Women characters on Indian shows have rarely received any multi-dimensional treatment. They are either shown as damsels in distress or as one-dimensional villains. The...

Ep 3: Indian “Karens”

This week I discuss the buzz around “Karens” – a pejorative way to address entitled people who come from privilege and look down on...

What does the Indian community in Oz think of the Ram temple in Ayodhya?

The foundation ceremony of the Ram Temple in Ayodhya on 5th August captured India’s attention over the last 48 hours like little else. The...

Enduring Melbourne’s second lockdown without family

Melbourne's second lockdown is proving to be much harsher than the first. With a strict 8 pm to 5 am curfew, this time around,...
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