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Ro Khanna: New Campaign Finance Initiative

Ro Khanna: New Campaign Finance Initiative

Written by Ro Khanna and Bruce Ackerman. This article was first published in the Sacramento Bee as an op-ed. It has been published here with the express permission of Congressman Ro Khanna,  As the president cuts taxes for billionaires and hobnobs at Davos, Americans...
This is Not Feminism

This is Not Feminism

I read Sarita Sarvate’s article “What About Bill” with a combination of amazement, amusement, and disappointment. Ms Sarvate seems t suggest that Hillary Clinton’s failure to show “compassion to any of the women” who slept with her...
A New Year, A New Direction

A New Year, A New Direction

Dear Readers: Over the past three decades, you have been a loyal reader of India Currents magazine. You have kept us honest, you challenged us, you helped us push boundaries. As new immigrants, we have explored our hyphenated identities together and helped navigate...
Reforming Healthcare in India

Reforming Healthcare in India

 Ford Trimotor In 1927 most airlines flew a plane called Ford Trimotor. It was the world’s most advanced airliner. It seated 11 passengers, flew at 107 miles per hour and had a range of 570 miles. Two pilots manually flew it. It opened up transcontinental service....
Memory Books-Helping Preserve Identities

Memory Books-Helping Preserve Identities

Over Thanksgiving break, my daughter and I watched Pixar’s latest masterpiece, Coco.  The young protagonist, Miguel Riviera,  is an aspiring musician.  Miguel’s great-great-grandfather had abandoned the family in search of musical glory. And so, the...
Indian Monsoons in California: A Time to Celebrate?

Indian Monsoons in California: A Time to Celebrate?

Usually I love the rain––I love how it washes everything away, how it makes new buds pop up from the ground, the smell of wet dirt after the first rain of the season––but this year, it’s different. This year, that smell is laced with the smell of smoke. This year,...