Public Policy Archive
On Saturday, April 29th, thousands of people will be taking to the streets of Washington, DC to march for continued, deepened engagement and action to prevent further dangerous climate change and to create an ecologically sustainable society.
I’ll be the first to admit I’m not a scientist, and I don’t really like science, either. I don’t dispute the veracity of science, but I’m not very good at it. In school, I dreaded going to
This post was originally published on Medium.com. It seems now a quaint moment in recent history. When the United States Commission on International Freedom (USCIRF) was created in 1998 as a mandate of the International Religious Freedom
UPDATE: Editor, Jeffrey Goldberg, has failed to correct the misrepresentations and errors made in The Atlantic article referenced below. He has also refused to respond to a coalition letter signed by 41 representatives of prominent Hindu and Indian organizations sent
As the January 20 inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump nears, questions abound about his domestic and foreign policy priorities. Immigration reform, health care, and relations with Russia and China all figure to play prominently on his agenda,
The rhetoric during the election season has been difficult on many people. In particular, faith-based communities who have had their voices heard under the Obama administration may suddenly see their open doors to the government close. I worked as
With four self-identifying Hindus in the US House of Representatives, Hindus now have more representation than self-identifying Buddhists and Muslims. Those numbers are more than symbolic, and also undercut previous assumptions that Hindu Americans wouldn’t be able
The reality is that Trump voters didn’t just exist in the backwoods or in some dying manufacturing town. They lived in plain sight, often begging us to see them.