PERSPECTIVES

Hinduphobia Hides in Plain Sight: A New Study Exposes the Pervasive Use of Social Media to Foment Hate

A new study by the National Contagion Research Institute (NCRI) at Rutgers University has found…

With Friends Like These: How Corporations are Betraying Our Trust and Undermining Our Rights

As I write this article just days after the Supreme Court overturned Roe v Wade,…

The Last of Austen: The Delectable Joy of Devouring Dakota Johnson’s ‘Persuasion’

I am a long-standing Jane Austen fan. After Amar Chitra Katha, Enid Blyton, Nancy Drews and…

Beyond Schoolhouse Rock: Teaching the Young About the Power of Political Advocacy

July is a time to celebrate America’s birthday, with parades, picnics, backyard barbecues, fireworks, and…

A Desi Multiverse: Why Every South Asian American Must Watch Kamala Khan, aka ‘Ms. Marvel’

I say this irrespective of the fact that I am a huge Marvel Studios fan.…

The Remains of the Day: Story of the 1947 Partition as Told by the People Who Were There

Few Americans know the story of modern India and Pakistan’s chaotic birth in 1947, or…

How Anjali Got Her Son Back: A Story of Transnational Abandonment and Child Custody

Anjali Kour was expecting her first baby and living with her husband’s family in New…

When Enemy is Accountability: Lengthen the Long Arm of the Law and Let Its Nose Be Longer

When some of the guilty face the law,The law squints at their crime.Some innocents serve…

Gotabaya’s Long Goodbye: India Along With QUAD Must Come to the Rescue of Sri Lanka in Dire Straits

After months of protests, Sri Lanka’s President, Gotabaya Rajapaksha, has resigned from office. Many Sri…

How Priya Won a Second Chance at Her American Dream: A Story of Transnational Abandonment

Locked out of her Fremont, Calif., apartment after a domestic dispute turned violent, Priya huddled terrified in…

Women Will Want to Be Mothers When They Know They Can Bring a Baby Safely Into the World

There is a lot of commotion — this is 1995. A bloody mass is found…

Can’t Help Falling in Love: Reliving the Frenzy of My Elvis Years

Director Baz Luhrmann’s “Elvis” is a winner. It is a lavish narrative about the rise of…