BrownCast Podcast episode 18: India and Pakistan; Confrontation in the Subcontinent

Another BP Podcast is up. You can listen on Libsyn, iTunes and Stitcher. Probably the easiest way to keep up the podcast since we don’t have a regular schedule is to subscribe at one of the links above. You can also support the podcast as a patron (the primary benefit now is that you get the podcasts considerably earlier than everyone else…). Would […]

A toxic cocktail of American narcissism and Indian American self-righteousness

Like many of you, I’m monitoring what’s going on in the Indian subcontinent. I’m not saying much because I don’t know much. No value to add. But then this showed up in my timeline, and I honestly could not believe that the confluence of characteristics we’ve been talking about recently might lead to such bizarre […]

I now support quotas on (South) Asian Americans at elite universities (a)

This is a follow up to: I now support quotas on (South) Asian Americans at elite universities Video gets especially interesting 16 minutes in. Some main take aways: Almost half of all people in the world are Asians. Having a similar ratio of Asian students at elite US institutions is being “diverse” Many different parts […]

The Belgian neutrality is over; India’s next steps on Kashmir

Jesus Christ- just wow. PAF response could be bombing one of the dams India has constructed to block the flow of Chenab and Jhelum rivers, which I term as Water-terrorism. Think out of the box. — Richard Harris (@HarrisRichard77) February 26, 2019 The Fifth column speaks: Totally numb after watching the video of Wing Commander […]

BrownCast Podcast episode 17: India-Pakistan conflict, Hindu nationalism, Cosmopolitanism

Another BP Podcast is up. You can listen on Libsyn, iTunes and Stitcher. Probably the easiest way to keep up the podcast since we don’t have a regular schedule is to subscribe at one of the links above. You can also support the podcast as a patron (the primary benefit now is that you get the podcasts considerably earlier than everyone else…). Would […]

I now support quotas on (South) Asian Americans at elite universities

A Harvard Law Professor Is Representing Harvey Weinstein. Students Say This Makes Them Unsafe, Demand His Resignation: Harvard’s administration is taking students’ concerns seriously, and has agreed to conduct a review of Sullivan. “In this situation, we would like to have a more complete understanding of the current environment at Winthrop House,” wrote Dean of […]