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After 74 Years of Independence the Future of Democracy in India Depends on its Muslims

On August 15th, 2021, India celebrates its 75th Independence Day. India became independent from the British…

Privacy and Pegasus: Why There is No Outrage Against Indian Government’s Surveillance of Citizens

News that Pegasus, spyware developed by the Israeli cyberarms firm and was used by the…

Powers of Emergency: The Importance of Striking a Balance Between Freedom and Responsibility

A legislator is usually busy in the summer, celebrating America’s independence at Fourth of July…

At Long Last There Appears a Path Ahead for American Documented Dreamers

A long-standing cornerstone of U.S. immigration policy is the principle of family unity. Yet, the…

Shoes for Slums: Our Effort to Empower Global Communities One Step at a Time

When we co-founded Women Who Win, I knew we wanted to empower women around the…

Femicide in Pakistan: The Decapitation of Noor Mukadam, Daughter of Ex-Diplomat, Terrifies the Nation

On July 20, just one day before Eid-ul-Adha, a harrowing murder took place in Islamabad,…

How Millions of Ordinary Indians Were Denied Dignity in Death by an Inept Government

It’s almost August 2021. The third wave in India seems to be on its way even before…

Reflections of a Hindu at the ‘Treaty People Gathering’ to Stop Oil Pipeline in Northern Minnesota

Nibi, giizage’igooGii miigwetch ahwayn nimiigooGiizhaawayn nimiigoo “Water, we love you. We thank you. We respect…

Spouses of a Lesser God: How the Biden Administration is Failing Those With H-4 Employment Authorization

After Joe Biden took office, there were great expectations among the H1-B and H-4 visa…

How China Could Threaten India’s and the World’s Green Energy Ambitions

July 24, 2021. It may not be following a linear trajectory, nor does it seem…

Blast From the Past: Critical Race Theory is Democrats’ Ploy to Keep Black People Enslaved

A poll worker who witnessed fraud first-hand during the 2020 elections paid me a visit…

His Voice: When Life Gets Locked in Helplessness and Darkness

Do vivid metaphors help in bonding? Or is it the theme, the focus on one’s…