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caste system

  • n  a social structure in which classes are determined by heredity
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  • Hot Trailer: ‘Elysium’
    It’s 2154, and a new caste system is in place. Earth is populated by the have-nots, while the privileged live in a veritable utopia aboard a massive spaceship. Earth-bound ne’er-do-well Max Da Costa ( Matt Damon ) gets some souped-up surgery and invades the ship monitored by Secretary of Defense Delacourt ( Jodie Foster ). Much battling ensues. Elysium is the second feature from writer-director ...
    June 14, 2013 - Deadline Hollywood
  • Looking Back
    Looking Back While visiting the Albany International Center, Buddha Priya Maurya, who won election to the Indian Parliament despite being born an "untouchable" in India's strict caste system, said racial discrimination in America can be destroyed just as untouchability was in his country. Ten months after making controversial remarks about Agent Orange victims and minorities, Nicholas Sallese ...
    June 10, 2013 - Albany Times Union

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