Editorial

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...
The Clear Choice

The Clear Choice

In less than five weeks our nation will elect its next president and recent polls suggest that a Trump Presidency is a very real prospect. It is frightening to think of this possibility and terrifying to think that one-half the country actually thinks of him as the...
Master Storyteller: Nilita Vachani

Master Storyteller: Nilita Vachani

 Nilita Vachani is a master storyteller who crafts narratives about those who live in the shadows of society. Giving voice to the voiceless is a thread of commonality that runs through her work. An award-winning documentary filmmaker, she was recently feted for her...