Wednesday, 28 September, 2022
TopicMiddle class

Topic: middle class

Meritocracy is not ideal. It has many flaws

Campus Voice is an initiative by ThePrint where young Indians get an opportunity to express their opinions on a prevalent issue.

Drink, gamble, plan the exit: How Sri Lankan elites in Colombo are handling economic crisis

Colombo's elite still have live events, performances, and nightclub parties to go to. Thanks to booming luxury establishments, life's as normal as it gets.

Sushant’s life was middle class fairytale with anti-climactic end, media found a saleable news

Campus Voice is an initiative by ThePrint where young Indians get an opportunity to express their opinions on a prevalent issue.

America isn’t really a middle-class nation, but Clinton to Obama, all relied on the myth

In ‘The Sinking Middle Class’, David Roediger writes about how Democrats and Republicans praise the middle-class as America’s heart. But numbers tell a different story.

Under Trump, American middle class is united on foreign policy but distrusts officials

As millions of Americans contend with lost wages and savings due to the coronavirus, the challenge of making US foreign policy work harder for the middle class is even more vital.

Canada has a ministry for middle class but no data on who belong in the category

Formed in November 2019, Ministry for Middle Class Property is part of Canadian PM Justin Trudeau's broader plans for country's middle class.

Truth behind working-class students and academics avoiding top universities

When it comes to university choices, rather than focus on admissions trends, students would benefit if they interrogate institutional staff lists, biographies.

Albert Pinto continues to be angry in 2019, thanks to uncaring govt & ruthless society

Manav Kaul’s Pinto channelises the anger of a society where electricity is yet to reach villages but alcohol and flesh trade are a reality.

Here’s how technology can help us end the scourge of modern slavery

A disproportionate number of women and girls – who make up 71% of the 40 million in modern slavery - are impacted.

Congress wants to enforce code on reporting riots & terrorism. This must be opposed

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78% of Indian abortions are outside clinics, even with a good law

Women have, and always will, need abortions. Our job as policymakers and programme implementers is to empower them to do so.
The logo of the Adani Group is seen on the facade of one of its buildings on the outskirts of Ahmedabad | Reuters file photo

From ports to energy transition — Adani Group to invest over $100 billion in next decade

Speaking at Forbes Global CEO Conference in Singapore, Adani said the group intends to do more as a solar player & has earmarked 70% of the investment for the energy transition space.

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Parts of Iranian made 'suicide' drone Shahed-136 after being shot down by the Ukrainian military | Reuters

All about Shahed-136, Iran’s ‘kamikaze’ drone that Russia is using to strike Ukraine

Over the past few days, Russia has hit multiple targets using these Iranian-supplied drones—including civilian structures and amenities—leading to the death of several Ukrainians.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.
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