A colonial-era rule has finally been overturned. Get a short overview here ...
The job of being a truck driver has, especially in the modern American lore of country songs, been a staple of what it means to be American. However, recently (according to The Economist), the job has become less and less popular. Interestingly, many Sikhs are now in the business in American, and one of them has just uploaded a video about his pride in driving a truck.
A recent report from The Economist analyses the gender gap in India. Check it out and compare it to the points, if you're so inclined, in the chapter "Demarcations" in Narrating India.
A recent article in the The Independent focuses on Prine Manvendra's focus on creating a safe place for gay people in India and to give them "social and economic empowerment".
Stand-up comedian Hari Kondabolu explores the South Asian stereotypes that are accentuated by the popular (or not so popular amongst the Asian-American community) character Apu Nahasapeemapetilon from The Simpsons. Worth a study and a good starting point for a discussion about role models, stereotypes, humour and much more.
The Economist dedicates a feature article to describing the lacking middle class of India and how this impacts the narrative about growth and opportunities in India. Definitely worth a read and a very interesting starting point for further analysis about India's economic climate.
We've added a link to the article in our Ambition segment and also remind you to check out the article on The Economist's own site.