Editorial

Tackling ISIS: Use Social Media!

Tackling ISIS: Use Social Media!

When Subhash Chandra Bose arrived in Germany in 1941, desperately seeking new strategies and alliances to drive the British from India, he was already in the eye of the holocaust. In early 1942, soon after the infamous Wannsee Conference, held in a Berlin suburb,...
Modi’s Invisible Suit

Modi’s Invisible Suit

He came to Santa Clara like an Indian messiah, rose up on stage, folded his hands in humble supplication, then stood straight and tall as he let his voice ring out exhorting the jubilant, worshipful crowd to repeat phrases after him at the SAP center on a hot, packed...
The Big, Fat Indian American Stereotype

The Big, Fat Indian American Stereotype

“Sanjay is sensitive about being from India, and he thinks it’s a cliche that a guy with his name runs a start-up in Palo Alto.” I quote from Adam Johnson’s recently released collection of stories, Fortune Smiles. In the story, “Nirvana,” the character Sanjay has a...
It’s a Dog’s Life

It’s a Dog’s Life

My mixed breed dog, Mishti, turned nine today, the day I write this editorial. No matter how many birthdays we celebrate, he will always be our baby, our companion, playmate and protector. The last we believe to be true despite the vigorous affection he shows to all...