Are Highly-Educated, High-Income Younger Women Biased Against Women Candidates?

Every African-American guest on every TV show we watch has been visibly and deeply proud of the accomplishments of Senator Obama. This is true even when the guest is a Republican Strategist. For African-Americans who grew up in American Society, it must be a deeply gratifying feeling to see Senator Obama win the Democratic nomination. We have…

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New York (Times & CNBC) vs. Washington (Post & MSNBC) – III

In our article “New York Times vs. Washington Post”on June 28, we listed some structural reasons why the New York Times is pulling so far ahead of the Washington Post – www.cinemarasik.com/2008/06/27/new-york-times-vs-washington-post.aspx: New York is a diverse city with a global outlook. Washington DC is still a parochial city focused inwards.  New York competes with London,…

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Does Shashi Tharoor think like CinemaRasik? – Certainly Not in Spirit

On August 16, we wrote an article “Differences Between China and India – Our Perspectives” on this blog. This article was reprinted in a local e-newspaper on August 20, 2008.A few days later, on August 24, 2008, Shashi Tharoor, a former undersecretary of the United Nations, published an opinion titled “Two Countries, Different Aims” in the…

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Are CNBC Anchors on a Mission Against US Treasuries? – A Viewer’s Perpsectives

Editor’s Note: This is an article about CNBC and Financial Television media in general.  It is most definitely NOT an investment article. Readers should NOT invest or consider any investment based on any information in this article or any portion of  it. All investment decisions should be discussed with your investment advisor and should be…

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“Morning Raga” (2004) – Carnatak Music and Shabana Azmi – An Absolute Must Watch Film

If you like Classical Music, you must watch “Morning Raga”. Carnatak music envelopes this film as it takes you through the idyllic plush countryside along the banks of the Godavari river in Andhra Pradesh, South Western India. Our earlier article on Shabana Azmi’s recent comments gives us the hook to write about “Morning Raga”, one…

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“Today’s Breakaway Bites Back Later” – Lessons for China and India from Russia’s Georgia War

We borrow this title from that of an excellent article on www.bloomberg.com  titled “China’s Georgia War Lesson: Today’s Breakaway Bites Back Later”, written by Bloomberg’s Viola Gienger in Washington and Dune Lawrence in Beijing. Events in Russia have always provided instructive lessons for China and China has learned them well. China watched in amazement as…

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Gadar – A unique love story in the midst of the Greatest Human Migration in History

Every year on August 15, India celebrates the removal of British rule. That day in 1947 began with Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru’s historic address to the world “..We made a tryst with destiny..”. On that historic day, only man in the world foresaw the enormous tragedy that was about to overwhelm both India and Pakistan. That man was…

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