Meg Sri

Meg is a law student in California. She's interested in law and politics, intersectional feminism, criminal justice, human rights, freedom of the press, the law and feminism, and the politics of South Asia.

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From Kuchibhotla to Kal Penn: How Hate Crimes Build Off Liberal Media

Yesterday, the New Yorker published a stirring article on Being Indian in Trump’s America, a rumination by Amitava Kumar on racial violence, hate crimes and the tensions that come with being South Asian in America. Around the same time, Indian American actor Kal Penn tweeted images of racist scripts offered to him at the beginning of his acting career. The two pieces, juxtaposed together, offer a handy depiction of hate: a dehumanization project that begins with media stereotyping and logically concludes in racist violence.

Yesterday, the New Yorker published a stirring article on Being Indian in Trump’s America, a rumination by Amitava Kumar on racial violence, hate crimes and the tensions that come with being South Asian in America. Around ...

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Why Airline Companies Should Step Up And Fight Against Trump’s Executive Order

A group of human rights experts, scholars and faculty from 9 law schools have written a letter to European airline companies urging them not to participate in President Trump’s immigration ban.

A group of human rights experts, scholars and faculty from 9 law schools have written a letter to European airline companies urging them not to participate in President Trump’s immigration ban.

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Dear Senate Democrats: Any Chance Of You Growing a Spine?

The Democratic Party has increasingly proven, through the onset of the Trumpocalypse, that it lacks the courage, commitment and conviction to be the party of the people that it purports to be.

The Democratic Party has increasingly proven, through the onset of the Trumpocalypse, that it lacks the courage, commitment and conviction to be the party of the people that it purports to be.

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