Editorial

“I Don’t Like Obama”

“I Don’t Like Obama”

Three years ago, my teenage son walked on the streets of Berkeley, raised his voice and said, “I don’t like Obama.” While attending summer camp, a fellow student visiting from China was incredulous that one could speak such blasphemous words against the President out...
Amar, Akbar, Anthony – We are all the same

Amar, Akbar, Anthony – We are all the same

In the wake of the senseless killing of Srinivas Kuchibhotla we, at India Currents, strongly condemn the silence of President Donald Trump. This weekend alone, Trump has tweeted about the Oscars, about the “failing” New York Times, missing the White House...
A Tale of Two Loves

A Tale of Two Loves

This past weekend, I walked in a protest march for the first time and joined a quarter of a million of my fellow citizens in a historic women’s march in San Francisco. Across the world more than 3 million people marched together in solidarity, including thirty in...
What Can You Do Outside of “You?”

What Can You Do Outside of “You?”

Looking inward to re-calibrate personal ambitions is an inevitable part of the holiday season. “New Year Resolutions”—headlines scream, talk show hosts discuss, and school-age children bring lists that need to be filled out. My lists in years past have been filled...
Vote!

Vote!

You’ve all met Mr. and Mrs. Immigrant India. They’re well educated,  have family values, work hard, pay their taxes, obey laws and own a home in the best school district. Mr. and Mrs. India are extremely focused on their children who usually end up in top colleges. In...
Are You One Of Those?

Are You One Of Those?

We are republishing the editorial written by Jaya Padmanabhan in March of 2015. This piece won First Prize for editorial writing in the San Francisco Peninsula Press Club’s annual awards luncheon held on October 1st, 2016. Congratulations, Jaya! Late one snowy...