Many Ways to be an Ostrich – Why we should give them up

Since about a week, I have been trying to write to and speak up many people who I thought would be interested in an offline campaign against localized and intimate forms of islamophobia. It taught me many things. First, it made me seen, again, that many better-off Hindu Malayalis — progressives — are in denial.Continue reading “Many Ways to be an Ostrich – Why we should give them up”

Seeing in the dark

[This is a letter I am writing to a dear friend’s sensitive young son who is deeply troubled by the growing violence and the atmosphere of hatred around us] Dear G. Your mother tells me that you have been lately very tense and uneasy about the violence that is being perpetrated in the name ofContinue reading “Seeing in the dark”