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Opposing inclusion of ‘caste’ in US university is wilful caste blindness

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California State University’s move to include caste in its non-discrimination policy is an acknowledgement that privilege doesn’t stop at India’s borders. To oppose it on the grounds that it will only target Indian-American faculty amounts to wilful caste blindness. Especially because they benefit from US affirmative action policies on diversity.

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