Zahrah Haider | The Daily Star
  • Zahrah Haider

  • Food for thought

    A recent Twitter thread on sexism and food by Rituparna Chatterjee, Editor in Chief of HuffPost India, got me thinking about my own experiences with the issue.
  • For crying out loud

    We all know that noise pollution is part of living in a metropolitan city.
  • What is the worth of an immigrant?

    But "immigrant" now feels like a dirty word, as if it is associated with all the wickedness in the world; as though they bring nothing else to the table.
  • It's time to talk about privilege

    Yes, the unequi-vocal consensus is that as far as privilege in the societal sphere goes, being white, or part of a majority, firmly positions a person at the top of the ladder.
  • Cultures, not costumes

    Its Halloween! October truly is the best month of the year to play dress-up and have fun. However, as we become more aware of social justice, it is important to know where to draw the line between simply wearing a costume, and appropriating a culture.