Home / Global / US


Welcome to the Banana Republic of America!

Donald Trump

As the morning of November 9th 2016 dawns on the US, the election results show that Hillary Clinton has won 375 electoral votes while Donald Trump has won only 125.  This is a moment of reckoning – as strange it may seem – for the US.  The rout of Trump …

Read More »

The Fall of American Democracy


In the recent US Presidential town-hall debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, the former very clearly and openly threatened his opponent with a special inquiry and prosecution to jail her.  If some non-American would have gotten confused whether s/he was watching a tinpot despot from a Banana Republic threatening …

Read More »

A Mind Seeped in Islam is a Loaded Gun #OrlandoShooting

Mind in Islam is a Loaded Gun

A young Muslim girl – who is a Lesbian as well – shared some tweets which have become viral.  She introduces herself as “Muslim, Feminist, Desi, Bi+, Disabled, Trans* (they/them), Writer, Speaker, @NUS_LGBT+ officer-elect, Mum to Kitty“. Her tweets below show her confused state of mind and fight of one …

Read More »

Toupee or Not Toupee


Most of the World’s leaders have some extremely complex issues to tackle with.  How to fight poverty, get the economy on track, hackers starting a national security crisis.  But there is one Presidential hopeful in the US – and if he can do what he has done, may be the …

Read More »

Lessons from Indian Caste System and the US Presidential Race

US Elections Obama

Everyone has got India’s Caste System completely wrong.  Castes – the four:  Brahman (teacher/intellectual), Kshatriya (fighter/Law Enforcement), Vaishya (Businessman/Trader) and Shudra (Blue-collar worker) – have been prevalent in every society in all times.  Never has a society existed without these four predominant roles and people who fall in these categories …

Read More »

CNBC’s Joe Kernen engages in Racial slurs on Squawk Box


Recently – on Sept 20th – Reserve Bank of India (India’s Central Bank) raised the interest rates to combat rampant inflation in India.  That came up during the discussion on Currencies on CNBC’s Squawk Box.  Co-hosts Joe Kernen, Becky Quick, and Andrew Ross Sorkin started discussing, where Becky even said she had …

Read More »

September 11: When a Monk “Invaded” the Consciousness of America 120 years ago

Swami Vivekananda

12 years from now on the early morning of morning of September 11, 2001, 19 Islamic hijackers took control of four commercial airliners (two Boeing 757 and two Boeing 767) en route to California (three headed to LAX in Los Angeles, and one to San Francisco) after takeoffs fromBoston, Massachusetts; Newark, New Jersey; and Washington, D.C – are unleashed …

Read More »

How the NRA conquered America’s gun debate

NRA is a powerful lobby and despite so many deaths and carnages around the country, a 300 year old culture of deviant and violent people is promoted as being the hallmark of the soul of the most developed nation in the world.  Just as the Islamists are busy taking over …

Read More »