Tinder Has Changed the Mating Game

Tinder Has Changed the Mating Game

[addtoany]Go into any bar in New York City or San Francisco (or, increasingly, Mumbai and Delhi) popular with the younger crowd and you will find a curious transformation. The majority of the patrons spend at least as much time checking their phones as they do checking out...
Force Facebook to Shut Down WhatsApp

Force Facebook to Shut Down WhatsApp

[addtoany]Defects in the design of Facebook’s WhatsApp platform may have led to as many as two dozen people losing their lives in India. With its communications encrypted end-to-end, there is no way for anyone to moderate posts; so WhatsApp has become “an unfiltered platform...
Red White And Blue and the Hyphenated American

Red White And Blue and the Hyphenated American

[addtoany]This Fourth of July, the hyphenated identity is being discussed everywhere. Immigration – the benefits and demerits of the system – who gets to be included and why is being discussed in newspaper columns, on TV channels and at family cookouts. As a first...
The Atlantic Charter is Dead-Long Live the Charter!

The Atlantic Charter is Dead-Long Live the Charter!

[addtoany]The question every political thinker and retired politician seems to be wrestling with: Is the world order crumbling? The catalyst for this question is the dismantling spree that Donald Trump is on. His own motivation is to bring the concept of the “Greatness of...
Separating Children From Parents at Border is Unconscionable

Separating Children From Parents at Border is Unconscionable

[addtoany]Washington, DC (June 19, 2018) — The recent actions by the Trump Administration separating children from parents at the border, placing them in detention facilities, often strikingly inadequately prepared for their needs, are unconscionable. As immigrants or children...
How Does One Respond to the US President?

How Does One Respond to the US President?

[addtoany]By the time this essay is read, news channels and stories have already flogged to death the comment made by President Trump – “These are not humans, these are animals,” he uttered these words in a public meeting with sheriffs while discussing current...