April 10 is the fifth anniversary of the historical Constituent Assembly (CA) elections in Nepal. The elected CA failed to draft a new constitution nationally agreed upon as a tool to manage the 10-year Maoist insurgency that had confined the deep-rooted ruling elites and its state apparatuses to its Kathmandu premises. Following a royal coup on 01 February 2005, the parliamentary parties that believed in peaceful politics and the warring Maoist insurgents that disrupted all state...Views: 940
The human society is a culture created by human beings. So is gender concept. So are countless discriminations. In a sense, what human beings think, practice and follow is a culture. No force beyond our own mind creates cultures among us. In other words, what we knowingly or unknowingly follow is a culture. Culture once set does become a habit. Habits become automatic, mechanical. But we can change them better. We can replace them in certain cases. We can reduce the degree of our deep-rooted ...Views: 649
In the age of media conglomeration and concentration, the voice of the voiceless as a basic journalistic mantra is getting far undermined at present. While multinational media corporations are busy producing their media contents as per their own priorities, promoting journalism in favor of majority interests equipped with a genuinely public conscience would definitely be more relevant. Moreover, advocating for political and socio-economic justice for the working class is important for conflict management in the world. Therefore, those whose professional or academic area is media or communication or who would like to advocate for public interests intead of favoring elitist interests should join their minds through public journalism perspectives.