Manufactured multiculturalism

By Oishik Sircar

, by Infochange

Multiculturalism is the official policy that countries adopt to legally protect racial, ethnic and cultural diversity. But multiculturalism is going awry in a world that encourages the free movement of capital across borders while guarding against the free movement of people who threaten our ‘manufactured’ multiculturalism. Intercultural dialogue, on the other hand, is a small but effective means to realise the power of multiculturalism. It doesn’t need governments to implement it. Intercultural dialogue can be initiated by anyone who believes in the spirit of multiculturalism, and anywhere.Read more