Pragya Agarwal | 'I grew up rebelling against the notion of what people expected me to be'

Pragya Agarwal | 'I grew up rebelling against the notion of what people expected me to be'

The evening before my interview with activist, writer and behavioural scientist Pragya Agarwal, comments made by actor Laurence Fox on BBC’s “Question Time” hit the headlines. Refuting an assertion from a female audience member that the treatment of Meghan Markle by the media was racist, he said: “It’s really easy to throw the charge of racism at everyone and it’s really starting to get boring now.” Moments later, responding to the suggestion that he might have white privilege, he asserted: “I can’t help what I am. It’s an immutable characteristic. To call me a white privileged male is raci...

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