Letters

Celebrating a Milestone

Celebrating a Milestone

A quarter of a century has gone by since I became a mother. This thought registers with me as I celebrate my boys’ twenty-fifth birthday with them. My babies have grown up to become young men and yet the love I feel for them remains just as intense, just as visceral....
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Lineage Linkage Kanniks Kannikeswaran introduces readers (India Currents, November 2012, The Western Music of Muthuswami Dikshitar) to Indo-colonial music reportedly composed by  Muthuswami Dikshitar, one of the famed trinity of composers (1775-1835) who lived and...
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The Hidden Truth The feature article on breast cancer by Ophira Ginsburg and Raywat Deonandan (India Currents, October 2012, Breast Cancer—The Hidden Epidemic) uses a host of statistics, but these statistics hide more than they reveal. For example, the article...
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An Emotional Hook I definitely agree with Sarita Sarvate’s views on NBC’s lack of coverage on the 2012 London Olympics (India Currents, September 2012, Last Word by Sarita Sarvate—NBC, Shut the **** Up). However, I do not agree with her claim that NBC puts the Women’s...
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Celebrating 25 Years Please accept our congratulations on India Currents’ editorial integrity and business acumen. It is such a pleasure to receive it every month and notice the quality, diversity and relevance of the articles. Birendra Prasad, Canada Train to Nowhere...
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Awaiting Justice Thank you for drawing attention to hate crimes and how they don’t get very far within the criminal justice system (India Currents, July 2012, Color of Justice).India Currents does a great job of reminding people to fight injustice and not be...