Posted: August 6, 2012 Filed under: Essay, News | Tags: column, Daily Mail, Oak Park, Punjab, shootings, Sikhism, Sikhs
I didn’t write the headline on the published piece, and nor is that what I say. And the paragraph breaks on the online version are a mess. Not mine for sure.
As a Sikh, as an American, the latest, the murder of five Sikhs and a police officer at a gurudwara in Oak Creek, Wisconsin, hits home for me, and home hard.
Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/indiahome/indianews/article-2184531/Political-culture-blame-mass-shootings-guns.html#ixzz22oBmDcmi
Posted: August 4, 2012 Filed under: Essay | Tags: bhangra, column, Daily Mail, gurbani, India, Punjab
Switch off the Bhangra
In Punjab these days, the almost universal ubiquity of bhangra is creating a deadening musical monoculture, and it’s a monoculture that’s a broad reflection of the state of Punjabi culture as a whole.
Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/indiahome/indianews/article-2183293/Switch-bhangra.html#ixzz22a111SQ8