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Isvari Mohan

Isvari Mohan

Isvari Mohan is a singer, Global Law Scholar and author of the war drama "The Eyes of Mikra." Follow her on LinkedIn and Twitter (@IsvariM).

Articles by Isvari Mohan

ISVARI MOHAN: Is ‘meninism’ a good idea?

Many feminists hate "meninism." I, a proud and staunch feminist, don't. Yes, meninism is partly a mockery of the real struggles that women face. Yes, self-proclaimed meninists are mostly privileged white men. But they have raised some real issues. Published January 13, 2016

In this undated photo provided by Mark Zuckerberg, Max Chan Zuckerberg is held by her parents, Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan Zuckerberg. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife announced the birth of their daughter, Max, as well as plans to donate most of their wealth to a new organization that will tackle a broad range of the world's ills. (Mark Zuckerberg via AP)

ISVARI MOHAN: Let’s get rid of charities

I'm a good person and, in this season of giving, I find myself inclined - like all other good people - to donate a little money to those less fortunate. Published December 9, 2015

German police talk to the refugees on Austrian territory after they stopped them on a bridge at the border between Austria and Germany in Salzburg, Thursday, Sept. 17, 2015. (AP Photo/Kerstin Joensson)

ISVARI MOHAN: The refugees are the solution

People say that Muslim refugees are the problem. But they're actually a solution: a solution to a much larger problem we're not fully aware of. Published October 16, 2015

Johnny Depp (left) as Jack Sparrow in "Pirates of the Caribbean." (Associated Press)

ISVARI MOHAN: Pirates of the Holy Land III

So now that we've decided that the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is completely unsolvable, how could we actually try to do something about it? Published August 16, 2015

Johnny Depp (left) as Jack Sparrow in "Pirates of the Caribbean." (Associated Press)

ISVARI MOHAN: Pirates of the Holy Land II

Once you understand that neither side is the "villain" in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, it gets more complicated to analyze what is happening. Published August 15, 2015

Johnny Depp (left) as Jack Sparrow in "Pirates of the Caribbean." (Associated Press)

ISVARI MOHAN: Pirates of the Holy Land I

In between two flights on which I watched the "Pirates of the Caribbean" trilogy (Israel is far away, people!), I spent a week meeting with many businessmen, lawyers, and diplomats in Israel and Palestine. Published August 14, 2015

In this July 30, 1976, file photo, Bruce Jenner throws the the javelin during the decathlon competition at the Olympics in Montreal, Canada, where he won the gold medal for the U.S. He made his debut as a transgender woman named Caitlyn on the cover for the July 2015 issue of Vanity Fair. (AP Photo/File)

ISVARI MOHAN: Being celebrities like Bruce and Caitlyn Jenner

There is an endless stream of film festivals, news about Bruce Jenner and Caitlyn Jenner, and nobodies getting stars on the Walk of Fame. This leaves the rest of us in America wondering whether we, too, could be celebrities. Published June 4, 2015

Patricia Arquette accepts the award for best actress in a supporting role for “Boyhood” at the Oscars on Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP)

ISVARI MOHAN: Racial bias and the Oscars

While we celebrate — or not — the results of last night's Oscars, hopefully we don't forget one important reason they were so interesting. Racial bias is unfortunately still a prevalent factor in American life and here are eight recent examples of it: Published February 23, 2015