John and Tim Freeman… a tale of two brothers, in New York City!

The story may seem to initially reek of Jeffrey Archer's Kane & Abel, but it isn't. John and Tim are siblings - brothers - living two diametrically different lives. A friend posted this long article on Facebook.  It is a poignant commentary and shows another side to the much-desired New York City... It is also … Continue reading John and Tim Freeman… a tale of two brothers, in New York City!

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“As Indian Growth Soars, Child Hunger Persists”… a comment

Yesterday, a friend wished to post a comment on the much-discussed article that made the headlines in The New York Times. Some readers thought the article was newsworthy, others expressed their furore over the skewed perspective, and yet others posted counter-comments. The following is one which was written, but was not published, since all comments … Continue reading “As Indian Growth Soars, Child Hunger Persists”… a comment

A South Asian Indian kid, a refugee!!!

That isn't possible, and it isn't true. India may be high up on the list of countries exporting her skills to the US, or providing cheap labor to make pricey goods for rich consumers the world over. But no sir/m'am, India does not "export" her poverty to other nations. On the contrary, millions of refugees … Continue reading A South Asian Indian kid, a refugee!!!