Seattle’s Ordinance Against Caste Discrimination
Seattle recently implemented a measure against caste discrimination by passing an ordinance to include caste as a protected class. This groundbreaking law has inspired California to consider introducing a similar bill.
Addressing Criticisms and Moving Forward
Despite this progress, there are critics who argue that the movement is an attack on big corporations or unfairly singles out South Asians. Regardless, the issue of caste discrimination cannot be ignored, and addressing it is essential for ensuring a fair and inclusive society.
Listen in to learn the answers to these questions and more.
What is the caste system, its origins, and how has it made its way to the United States, particularly in tech hubs like Seattle and Silicon Valley?
How has Seattle addressed caste discrimination, and what impact has this groundbreaking law had on other states, such as California?
What are the criticisms surrounding the anti-caste discrimination movement?