The Observer

Will the global coronavirus pandemic pull countries together or tear the world apart?

How Coronavirus Builds the Case for Internationalism

April 14, 2020

Let us hope that the end of this virus brings not only the reestablishment of social connections, but the creation of stronger global connections so that “once in a lifetime” crises can stay once in a lifetime.

Students from National Islamic University march with locals in opposition to the CAA on Dec. 15, 2019, in New Delhi.The act promises equality but deliberately excludes Muslims.

An Unrecognizable India: Modi and Islamophobia

April 7, 2020

After Donald Trump won the 2016 presidential election and Narendra Modi was reelected as the Indian prime minister in 2019, as an Indian American, the countries I associated most with my identity became completely unrecognizable.