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Posted by on Jan 26, 2018 in India, Society, United States | 0 comments

Does America have a caste system?

By Subramanian Shankar, Professor of English (Postoclonial Literature and Creative Writing), University of Hawaii. In the United States, inequality tends to be framed as an issue of either class, race or both. Consider, for example, criticism that Republicans’ new tax plan is a weapon of “class warfare,” or accusations that the recent U.S. government shutdown was…