What is bias? Is it perspective? Say, the view that being brown is not disqualifying?

by Rashmee

Posted on August 31, 2018


Donald Trump denunciation of Google for “RIGGED” search results against him are an extreme sort of attack on perspective. As NYT columnist Michelle Goldberg wrote, “Essentially, conservatives want to create a world where objective information and right-wing disinformation are treated equally.” What that would mean is objective reality would be on a par with right-wing … Continue reading “What is bias? Is it perspective? Say, the view that being brown is not disqualifying?”

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Meryl Streep shows truth of a French leader’s view that artists are observers of society’s errors

by Rashmee

Posted on January 10, 2017


Funnily enough, Meryl Streep’s passionate and powerful words at the Golden Globe illustrated a message that recently came from France. Even if you don’t much care for former French Prime Minister and presidential hopeful Manuel Valls, his recent observation on art and artists is worth recalling. Mr Valls said that artists are the “watchful observers of … Continue reading “Meryl Streep shows truth of a French leader’s view that artists are observers of society’s errors”

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Rashmee has lived and worked in several countries in the past decade, including Afghanistan, India, Haiti, Tunisia, the UAE, US and UK