Looking inward to re-calibrate personal ambitions is an inevitable part of the holiday season. This election served to remind us that what happens in Washington can and will have a bearing on all Americans. It is incumbent on each citizen to be ever vigilant about the new changes.
E Pluribus Unum: Meera Prahlad authored and shared this poem in the San Jose City Council when accepting a Proclamation on behalf of the community, in her role as Indiaspora’s Diwali Stamp Ambassador. The poem is a universal message of unity and brotherhood, and a hope for world peace.
For all its inconvenience, it is hard not to applaud a policy that will strangle the ugly head of corruption, and set the country on a path towards greater transparency. Irrespective of political affiliation and inconvenience, for every honest Indian, this is a time to stand and applaud.
"It's interesting that on the same day Donald Trump was elected as president of the US, I as a hijabi Muslim young woman was also elected to serve in a public office. I think that speaks volumes about the diversity of American opinion, and that American dream is still well and alive."
One of the reasons that Donald Trump won the election was because of his use of technology. He mastered social media and the ability to spread misinformation. Before, we had government propaganda; now we have social media. Vivek Wadhwa's new Washington Post column explains why this is just the beginning of the disruptions that will happen and how the tech industry is pleading ignorance while... View details ⇨