Beware of Thrombosis: A Silent but Violent Killer

By Anjali Bhave, Anusha Tembe, Nimish Kadam, Samarth Mishra  Thrombosis (blood clots), can cause a blockage of the blood flow in the blood vessel. Statistics show that more people die from blood clots than breast cancer, AIDS, and accidents and combined! One blood clot is formed every minute, and one patient […]

December 18, 2016 · 9 comments · Articles

What Is Honor

By Mark Antony Rossi What is honor but the innate impulse to do right regardless of fashion or fate. Regardless of fashion or fate. Sadly, this characteristic is found less than a photograph of Bigfoot in your average workplace.      What passes for normalcy these days in the office is petty […]

December 18, 2016 · 0 comments · Articles

The Loneliness of Risk

By Mark Antony Rossi  I’ve been a risk-taker all my life. Most times it paid off but when it didn’t the damage was serious and contrary to popular belief time doesn’t heal all wounds. The very reason married people with children become conservative is because they quickly realize risks gone […]

December 11, 2016 · 0 comments · Articles

The Virtue of Alone Time

By Mark Antony Rossi Life is most hectic when working a full-time job and heading a family consisting of a wife and two small boys plus a healthy amount of writing for various publications. Indeed, I asked for all of this and I am making it work whenever I observe […]

December 4, 2016 · 0 comments · Articles

The Fault Is in Our Future

By Mark Antony Rossi There’s a certain arrogance in those who wait for tomorrow. Did I miss the memo that proclaims we have plenty of time? Whatever happened to solving today’s problems so can have a better tomorrow. That sentiment is usually lost in the politics of hesitation which masks […]

November 27, 2016 · 0 comments · Articles

Tragedy of the Tribal Communities: Heathcare the Ultimate Challenge

By Srinibash Das and Ranjit K Sahu  Tribals and indigenous people comprise about 22% of the population of Odisha and inhabit the forest and hilly tracts of the state. Though several decades have passed since independence their health and living standards has not seen any change in spite of rapid industrialization […]

November 27, 2016 · 3 comments · Articles

Black to White

By Ananya S. Guha Now after seeing red, we are witness to black. Black everywhere, in ques, lines, shops and markets. We have been blackened, so the change is on. Black to white is the mantra. Then the change.To banks for white, to the shops, to the banks who refuse […]

November 20, 2016 · 1 comment · Articles

Splinters in the Eyes of Judgement

By Mark Antony Rossi I wrote a piece recently, entitled “Black Mayonnaise,” which laments how reckless manufacturers polluted the river I swam and played in as a child and how presently it’s impossible to bring my children to its poisoned environs. This situation, unlike activists who chain themselves to fences […]

November 20, 2016 · 2 comments · Articles

Home Of The Brave Voter

By Mark Anthony Rossi The U.S. 2016 Presidential Election between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump is bound to be considered a political contest of historic proportions — but not for the most obvious reasons — a 40-year political insider versus a billionaire neophyte. A wider analysis reveals a seismic repudiation […]

November 13, 2016 · 0 comments · Articles

The Gravity of Art

By Mark Antony Rossi I remember the first time feeling the gravity of being a writer when the military dictatorship of Nigeria hung a playwright (Ken Saro-Wiwa) for writing a radio play about the poverty of his region. It terrorized my being more than the murders of anti-apartheid activists. At […]

November 6, 2016 · 0 comments · Articles