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Ratna Kapur

The Dark Shadows of Tolerance

The concept operates as a gatekeeper, drawing a line between those we like and those we do not. It does not offer any vision of transformation and, in the face of systemic or structural inequalities, becomes a substitute for justice.

Aruna Shanbaug

The Spectre of Aruna Shanbaug

Aruna Shanbaug vanished the day she was attacked, when her life was constructed thought the narratives of caring, euthanasia, the medical and legal professions, and she became nothing more than a spectre in her own story.