India’s new boom: Grandma?

From time to time, I bring to your attention to books that hit chords with the global trends and local challenges. Deborah Moggach’s book, “The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel” brings together a fictional tale that addresses the conundrum of aging in a globalized economy. In Bangalore, India’s Marigold Hotel plays host to about 2 dozenContinue reading “India’s new boom: Grandma?”

The (Unresolved) Clash of Cultures: What Peru can learned from the “Party Politics” of Wounded Knee

Wounded Knee: Party Politics and the Road to an American Tragedy Like so many geographic names, the origin of the word “Chicago” is Native American. These first Chicagoans named the area: “shikaakwa” or “Stinky Onion.” Not the most ostentatious of names, but a very accurate description of the plant life that continues to line the banksContinue reading “The (Unresolved) Clash of Cultures: What Peru can learned from the “Party Politics” of Wounded Knee”