INSTITUTIONAL RACISM AND AMERICAN DEMOCRACY

The dehumanization, stigmatization, disempowerment, and criminalization of colored race have rendered nugatory all the campaign towards eradication of racial discrimination. The brutal murder of George Floyd propelled widespread protests and demonstrations, which reflected the years of frustration over racial discrimination and socio-economic inequality. Racial policing and oppression is not a recent event. Eric Graner, Michael Brown, Tamir Rice, a boy aged 12, and many more, have already been its victim. The insidious branches of racial profiling have haunted all the institutions including the justice system, which devalued and dilapidated the plight of the blacks. Their incarceration in the matters of drug abuse and police killings is already higher when compared with the whites. Experiencing oppression, bias and prejudices in the form of disapproval and limitations, is not an exception. The Black Community is living in a milieu engulfed by the predicament of nervous apprehensions of ‘I can’t breathe’. Kneeling down on their necks is the embodiment of subversion and cracking down of blacks by racist vigilante, a plague in the American democracy.

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रूम ऑन द रूफ़

गायत्री यादव, सीनियर मैनेजिंग एडिटर रूम ऑन द रूफ़ रस्किन बॉन्ड का पहला उपन्यास है, […]

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ROLE OF FISCAL POLICY IN INDIA DURING RECENT DOWNTURN

The contour of Fiscal Policy is circumscribed by the prism of optimization of financial resources for the attainment of rapid economic growth. It delineates taxing system, Government expenditure, foreign debt management, surplus management, budget deficits and, investment and disinvestment strategies. It is a mechanism through which country’s economy is predisposed by maintaining employment, stabilizing aggregate demand, dampening inflation and deflation and resurrection from economic recession. Its foremost objective is mobilization of stagnant resources lying ruthless in public and private sector, which is effectuated by revamping interest rates, tax rates and escalating public expenditure. Government expenditure through planned investments in public sector boosts employment, provides incentives for consumer spending, induces investment from private sector, curtails inequality in the accumulation of wealth and facilitates balance of payment.

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