Caste: Where caste divides us

Caste is the dividing line between India’s two majority communities, says social scientist and author Anupam Nath Mishra.The word “caste” is a colloquialism that refers to a set of social classes, but is a broad term that encompasses many groups and social classes.It can refer to a person’s race, caste, religion, caste-based caste-like social status or simply the way they […]

U.S. lawmakers: We need a new way to treat dogs

Democrats and Republicans in the House of Representatives are proposing legislation that would overhaul the U.N. human rights council and allow it to create a new task force to study and address dog abuse and neglect.The House bill would require the council to conduct a review of all countries that abuse dogs and establish new guidelines for dog owners.The council […]