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

War is Unoriginal

By Mark Antony Rossi  History has drummed into masculine minds that war is an inevitable venture necessary to balance the scales of national interests and cultural jealousy. We are told “War will turn a boy into a man.” We are lectured “Only in War can bravery be truly tested.” But […]

October 30, 2016 · 2 comments · Articles

Arrogance at its Zenith

By Sudha Dixit “People have to bear it” declared Karnataka CM Siddaramaiya, when he along with his entourage caused a traffic jam to great inconvenience of citizens of Bangalore. There were school children who were late for classes. There were patients (some – critically ill) who could not reach hospitals […]

October 30, 2016 · 1 comment · Articles

Public Announcement: Sanskrit Speaking Workshop

 श्री गुरुभ्यो नम: Speak Sanskrit Spoken Sanskrit Workshop [Participation knowledge prerequisite: None. Familiarity with any Indian language is an advantage] When? November 12-13, 2016 (Saturday & Sunday) What time? Saturday, 12th 9:00a.m.-12noon & 1p.m.-5p.m. Sunday, 13th 9:00a.m.-1p.m. Where? Case Western Reserve University, Classroom: Nord 204, Adelbert Road, Cleveland, OH 44106 […]

October 23, 2016 · 1 comment · Articles

The Immaturity of Alien Contact

By Mark Antony Rossi Every day we hear a new proclamation from NASA on how their newest equipment is trained on discovering aliens on a planet millions of light years from the Milky Way. This curiosity may be premature after considering all that remains hidden in various parts of unexplored […]

October 23, 2016 · 0 comments · Articles

God Save The Country

By Ananya S Guha It  seems the   concept of  freedom fighters is reshaped and redesigned. Anyone shouting against another is a freedom fighter.Anyone raising the slogan of  Bharat Mata is a freedom fighter, pitchforking this idea into a new analogy of love and martyrdom. Anyone dissenting is questioned about […]

October 23, 2016 · 0 comments · Articles

Uniform Civil Code

By Sudha Dixit Friends I am not at war with anyone; neither with men in general nor with any religious community. Frankly I am not religious at all. I believe in a supreme power – I am spiritual, but most of all I am humanitarian. I am in love with […]

October 23, 2016 · 1 comment · Articles

When Animal Rights Become Human Wrongs

By Mark Antony Rossi I love animals as much as the next person. A point in fact I have a dog and two cats. (But that goldfish my son won at the carnival will not last long.) Still over the years I have grown uneasy as the animal rights movement […]

October 16, 2016 · 0 comments · Articles

Who Are The Conscience Keepers Of The Nation?

By Ananya Guha It is undoubtedly that, we must rise as a country to defend the armed forces who are not only sacrificing for the nation and suffering for it on the tenuous border of India and Pakistan. The Uri attack was provocative and barbaric. It was a bait to […]

October 16, 2016 · 1 comment · Articles