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  • Woke and the Right-Wing

    Woke and the Right-Wing

    An Indian publisher was visiting the US and wanted my book to appeal to liberal whites, that is white wokes. I told him that there is no difference between the white left and the white right. For them, we Indians are just dark people. That comment resonated with the publisher. I, an American citizen of Indian descent, have often wondered about my status in America.

    October 22, 2020
  • How Trump could win 

    How Trump could win 

    The Democratic National Convention held in Milwaukee, Wisconsin has exposed the deep schisms within the Democratic Party. Key speakers like Michelle Obama and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez have painted America as a hellhole and that it has become that hell hole under Donald Trump.

    August 24, 2020
  • A green, green new dream

    A green, green new dream

    Well, would GND become a law in the US? Very unlikely, at least in the near future, for it would need to pass the House and Senate and be signed by the president.

    April 4, 2019
  • Never had it so good?

    Never had it so good?

    In the US, a 'Green New Deal' is acquiring mainstream attention with shocking rapidity. The unassailable goal is a state-led economic transformation to a 100 per cent renewable energy-sourced system. The genius of the Green New Deal approach is that, contrary to standard conservative depictions of environmentalism as a job-killer, it promises to generate a full employment scenario of good-paying jobs for ordinary people. Immigration issues also tend to subside in booming economic times. But it won't come to pass easily. So far in the new millennium only the super rich accurately can say they have never had it so good.

    February 20, 2019