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Meritocracy

One World

If COVID-19 has taught us anything, it is that consumption is the lifeblood of our civilization. Knowing this, it is still surreal to hear some politicians openly prioritizing the economy over human life, as if the stock market was a flesh-eating monster that can only be pacified by human sacrifice.…
bubmag
April 4, 2020
Meritocracy

The Fabulous Forgotten Life of Vita Sackville-West

Vita Sackville-West How preposterous is it that Vita Sackville-West, the best-selling bisexual baroness who wrote over thirty-five books that made an ingenious mockery of twenties societal norms, should be remembered today merely as a smoocher of Virginia Woolf? The reductive canonization of her affair with Woolf has elbowed out a…
bubmag
March 31, 2020
Meritocracy

Biden’s Diversity Promises Are Identity Politics at Their Best

The coronavirus pandemic—and the Trump administration’s failed response to it—dominated Sunday night’s debate between former Vice President Joe Biden and Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders. But one of the debate’s more intriguing moments came during a discussion about something that didn’t call panic to mind: Women and their potential role in…
bubmag
March 16, 2020
Meritocracy

Delivering Outcomes Through Diversity

Washington DC, National Academy of Science, Boardroom with Founders' Portrait, Albert Herter. (Photo ... by: Jeffrey Greenberg/Universal Images Group via Getty Images) Universal Images Group via Getty Images Building a board environment that enables debate, discussion, and a leadership style that allows for possible disagreement or ideas to discuss tradeoffs…
bubmag
March 16, 2020
Meritocracy

A Gandhi-mukt Congress

Written by Anil Dharker | Updated: March 12, 2020 11:06:15 am UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi and former Congress president Rahul Gandhi. (File Photo)It’s now been eight months since Rahul Gandhi’s resignation as Congress president. In the long and eventful months since then, supine Congressmen (also known as “loyalists”) have done…
bubmag
March 11, 2020