The eighth edition of Akademi Mag's Love, Pavemented collates a few anti-caste readings from Dalit and Bahujan activists and leaders.
October 04, 2020
On Protest, Activism, and Big Tech
New media and social change have a complicated relationship. The seventh edition of Love, Pavemented tries to understand it and answer the question: does social media activism work?
September 20, 2020
Cancelling is about reclaiming power and fixing broken systems. The thing about such systems is that there are no perfect solutions - that is a function of their brokenness.
September 06, 2020
Beirut Blasts and Lebanese Dissent
A blast of cataclysmic proportions had shaken Beirut, and alarm bells were ringing through the world. Though the headlines have passed, this explosion has had far-reaching consequences.
August 23, 2020
Digitally Silencing Kashmir
It’s been a year and four days since Article 370 was abrogated, and a year and five since the longest shutdown so far was imposed in the region. In how many ways can an internet shutdown impact a community?
August 09, 2020
"You're Fake News"
If knowledge is power, ignorance is an effective tool of disempowerment. With fake news polluting an already burgeoning infodemic, the truth is becoming increasingly obscured. In turn, our perception of reality is, too.
July 26, 2020
Making Sense of the Yemen Crisis
It’s a powerful thing to acknowledge the suffering of one, let alone millions. But for the Republic of Yemen, a desert country perched at the end of the Arabian peninsula, there have been few witnesses.
July 12, 2020
Black Lives Matter
In light of the #BlackLivesMatter movement, our newsletter’s first ever edition looks at one of many aspects of contemporary Black American history that have informed recent American dissent.