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Fat tax — What you didn’t know clothing brands are charging you for

After being called out by fashion watchdog Diet Sabya, brands like Gauri and Nainika and Fuel are now owning up to the practice of discriminatory pricing.
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Nancy Pelosi’s fat-shaming of Donald Trump shows bigotry exists in liberal camp too

It is often hard to defend Donald Trump, even when he has been wronged. But here's why Nancy Pelosi calling him 'morbidly obese' is also a major issue.
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Adele to Katrina Kaif — Stop obsessing about ‘revenge bodies’, it just shows fatphobia

When singer Adele posted a picture of herself on Instagram on her birthday, little would she have known that her fans would only praise her weight-loss.
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Why the Indian middle class thinks fat shaming is cool

Fat shaming often rests on rotten ground and unfounded beliefs that lead to unwarranted biases and trauma.
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On Sri Lankan man’s lynching, all of Pakistan reacted…and moved on

PM Imran Khan’s tweet of shock. Check. CM’s expression of sadness and ordering of in­­q­ui­­ry. Check. IG police’s vow to arrest the culprits. Check.
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Bezos, Branson & Musk — Are billionaires popularising space travel or just on an ego trip?

Jeff Bezos will travel to the edge of space in his New Shepard aircraft — more than a week after billionaire Richard Branson defeated him in a fast developing space race.