Letters

Letters

A Nuanced Article Cristina, your article (Desi By Marriage, September, 2009)catches the nuances of inter-cultural relationships very well. The part where you address “ammas and nannas, aais and babas, mommys and pappas” is especially remarkable, since that reassurance...

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Use the Stairs! That fear of elevators is real (Elevate Her, August 2009). However, there are many people who almost never use the stairs. My husband, Jim Gonsalves, uses a power wheelchair. When I’m with Jim, I use the elevator. If a multi-story building has no...

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Let Our Children Read Your editorial (A Fistful of Sand, July 2009) reminded me of a Buddhist story of the same name, that was meant to teach about humility and human frailties to those who stubbornly behave in a know-it-all manner. Amen to your assertion that our...

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Ready to Support Print Media I have been a keen reader of India Currents since moving to the Bay Area around four years ago. While I am a keen follower of news on the internet, I am a firm believer in the print media and fully support the publisher’s decision to start...

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An Issue for Women and Men “Did She Ask For It?” by Pubali Ray Chaudhry (India Currents, April 2009) was excellent and should open our eyes to the reality underlying the life of the so-called modern Indian woman. I, too, was raised in India where I, too, underwent...

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I-MAK Deserves Recognition In response to the latest cover story (“Patents and Patients,” India Currents, March 2009), it’s great to see I-MAK’s work gaining such momentum. The Initiative for Medicines, Access, and Knowledge has already been recognized by some of the...