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How To Be An Anti-Casteist

34:07 | Sep 30th

7 recommendations

How does India's caste system play out in the hiring practices of Silicon Valley? And what happens when dominant caste people in the U.S. grapple with their own inherited privilege for the first time?


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suraj recommended:Oct 5th

A type of privilege that not most people would be aware of. A good explainer for the signaling used in conversations, hopefully starts a bigger conversation on caste in the US and India.

I thought this episode was:

πŸ’¬ A great conversation
πŸ’” Heart-breaking
πŸ’‘ Educational

isla recommended:Oct 17th

Something that REALLY stood out to me in this episode was the mention of the "codes" people use to identify the caste of others. What was surprising to me about this was how the hosts acted like this was something unique to Indian immigrants, but it happens throughout other subcultures in the US as ...Show More

I thought this episode was:

🧐 Intriguing
πŸ’― A must listen
😲 Shocking
πŸ€” Thought-provoking
πŸ‘ Well-produced
πŸ•΅οΈβ€ Well-researched
πŸ“ Well-written

mmOct 17th

@isla 100% I live in a city with so many Chinese people, but yet I'm shocked when people don't understand the difference culture and discrimination amongst Chinese people depending on where they're from (i.e. HK, Mainland, Canadian/US-born, etc.) People are a bit more aware now because of HK protest...Show More

tqwerty recommended:Oct 27th

I highly recommend this episode because this issue of South Asia is highly prevalent and one of the biggest atrocities ever seen in the history of mankind. It needs to be actively called out like racism.

I thought this episode was:

πŸ’¬ A great conversation
πŸ’” Heart-breaking
πŸ’‘ Educational
πŸ€” Thought-provoking

michelle_ebooks recommended:Oct 15th

an illuminating listen! i learned a lot through listening to the perspectives of those from oppressed castes especially within an american context with even more layers

I thought this episode was:

πŸ€“ Insightful
πŸ€” Thought-provoking

danny recommended:Oct 15th

Glad we are talking about this problem.

I thought this episode was:

πŸ€” Thought-provoking

mm recommended:Oct 17th

β€œAre you a vegetarian by choice or by birth?” Must listen to understand casteism and the subtle and not so subtle ways it manifests in America especially in the tech industry.

I thought this episode was:

πŸ₯œ Nuts
πŸ’‘ Educational
πŸ’― A must listen
πŸ€” Thought-provoking
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