“Yankee Hindutva” and the 2020 Election

Rya Jetha (PO ’23) I am an American Indian raised in Mumbai, with an American passport, currently attending college in California. I feel very Indian; yet, I have the political power to vote in a country that, until I came to college, I associated with summer vacations and my grandmother’s cornbread. My vote belongs to…

A New Approach to the Right to Privacy

Rachel Oda (PO ’20)  Guest Contributor  A New Approach to the Right to Privacy    The right to privacy, properly understood, is not a shaky cluster of rights, but rather a single, fundamental right that forms the basis of our autonomy. It is a right to one’s person and to control one’s person. I argue it serves…

How Iran’s coronavirus outbreak could spark a Middle Eastern epidemic

By Christopher Tan (PZ ‘21) Crippled by US sanctions, embroiled in political unrest and rattled by the death of its most important general; the last few months have tested Iran’s hardline leadership. Yet, through tight control of the media, vote-rigging and revolutionary zest; Tehran has quelled whatever threats these posed to its regime. As the…