Anticipating Madam President

Anticipating Madam President

SOUTH ASIAN WOMEN POLITICIANS ON THE RISE: The world may have been anticipating Madam President, but Republican Donald J. Trump clinched the presidency, propelled by male white voters who responded to his drumbeat to “Make America Great Again.” Still, the future is female. As Democrats look ahead to 2020, a number of the names being tossed around for potential presidential candidates are women, including Senator Elizabeth Warren, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, and newly elected California Senator Kamala Devi Harris.
Additionally, there’s a fresh wave of Indian-American women politicians taking on new roles in government beginning in January. We take a good look at Kamala Harris and Nikki Haley, and introduce you to a few more: Seattle Democrat Pramila Jayapal, Swati Dandekar, confirmed by the Senate as the U.S. Executive Director of the Asian Development Bank, and lawyer and politician Reshma Saujani, who is also the founder and CEO of the well-known “Girls Who Code” nonprofit organization. Read more »

Humor: Savoring Save Puris and Testy Sandwitches

‘SHOUT INDIAN’ FOOD, ANYONE? From menus to billboards, the tragicomedy of butchered English is rampant in India. Have you tasted ‘green pis curry,’ or a ‘girl sandwich’? Read more »

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Essay: Feast for a Crow

Vignettes on mortality and traditions: A feast for the crows—a moving essay on sentiments and rituals surrounding death. Read more »

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Travel: Another China, Hidden and Multiethnic

Photojournalist Bhaskar Krishnamurthy discovers the landlocked Ghizhou province in Southwest China that can surprise any visitor with its ethnic groups and scenic landscapes. Read more »

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Guest Editorial: A Message to Our Community

A little less Indian, a lot more American: Sikhs and Muslims have already found themselves on the firing line of bullying and hate crimes. We need to care about profiling and step outside our community. Read more »

Letters from Readers

Nostalgia in November (“To America by Sea,” “The Disappearance of America’s Noble Savages,” “Raising the Third Generation”) / Waiting for the real India (“When Paper Money Becomes ... Just Paper”) Read more »

Mind over Money

Emotion factors into many of our financial choices. Here are eight examples to help you learn to recognize biases and become a better consumer, and even a better investor. Read more »

Complying with the ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act)

Businesses must understand the Americans with Disabilities Act, as lawsuit costs far exceed merely paying your attorney’s fees. Being proactive to guarantee compliance with the ADA is a must. Read more »

Exercise Caution with Social Media

Here are some ways that social media can either help or hinder your fitness. At times it’s tricky because what we read and hear might be misleading. Read more »

Rules for employment-based visa programs

A final rule to improve certain employment-based visa programs is effective January 17, 2017. Job portability will improve for some, and grace periods will allow smoother transition. Read more »

Manish Malhotra turns 50 in style

Virat and Anushka were also at the grandest bash of recent times as designer extraordinaire Manish Malhotra turned 50. He had three parties: in the Maldives, at home, and one by Karan Johar. Read more »

Good Sports: DEDICATED TO SKATE

Serena Mahendru, a ninth grader in Granada Hills, California, wakes up at 4 a.m. on school days to ice-skate before her classes begin. She has won 6 awards in a national competition. Read more »

Umang Malbari’s Discover Destinations recognized by Georgia

As Georgia is being recognized as a “Best of the World” travel destination, Umang Malbari's travel company Discover Destinations has been recognized for strengthening Georgia’s economy. Read more »

Quiz, Empty Trains/Smart Maps, Cashless, Siemens, Outliers

WHO, WHAT, WHERE, WHEN, AND WHY / EMPTY TRAINS & SMART MAPS / COST OF BEING CASHLESS / A SWEEP AT SIEMENS / INDIAN-AMERICANS AS OUTLIERS Read more »

How Yoga Intrigued America in the 1920s

In the early 1900s, with few South Asians in the USA, America had fantastic ideas about yoga’s power and the itinerant men from India who taught it. Yoga even played a part in an impeachment! Read more »

A Perfect Union

When you abandon your personality, you are in a state of union with the rest of the cosmos. I want all of you to take this vow, that we as a generation will do things in an enduring way. Read more »

 

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