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Cheering Desi Women The cover story by Geetika Pathania Jain was very well written (Mistress of Emotions, India Currents, April 2013) and The Reluctant Fundamentalist directed by Mira Nair is one heck of a good movie and possibly her most difficult film project to date.Ras Siddiqui, onlineRegarding the ...

Counting Peas

Teaching language through food

A Mother Grows Up!

“While we try to teach our children all about life, our children teach us what life is all about.”—William Saroyan, Armenian American dramatist and author

Was Yahoo! Justified in Removing Telecommuting Options?

No, Yahoo! was not justified Yahoo’s CEO, Marissa Mayer, recently ordered all employees to work on site at Yahoo’s premises. “To become the absolute best place to work, communication and collaboration will be important, so we need to be working side-by-side,” stated her memo, according to press reports ...

New America Media

A coalition way ahead of its time

Is That My Karma in the Envelope?

karma—noun; [C19: from Sanskrit: action, effect]1. Hinduism, Buddhism  the principle of retributive justice determining a person’s state of life and the state of his reincarnations as the effect of his past deeds; 2. Theosophy the doctrine of inevitable consequence; 3. Destiny or fate

The Lone Traveler

Two years ago, while living in India, I decided to change my life a little and take a trip to England. Alone. To put all disclaimers in their rightful place, I was to primarily stay with family and use their home as a base to explore nearby cities on ...

Political Doublespeak

A perspective on election vote counting, gun control and fracking

Epsilon’s Worldly Possessions

She’ll articulate preferences, if only in spittle and tears, and we’ll jump to respond with the purchase of more stuff, some of which we’ll keep for other babies (not necessarily our own), some of which we’ll box for memory’s sake, and some of which will go the way of the soiled diaper.

The Scorpion’s Diet

The hazards and humors of scorpion-sitting
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