Why Apu Nahasapeemapetilon matters – a response from an Indian immigrant

*Trigger Warning* If you need a trigger warning, you’re a moron.

Right, so I’ve been moved strongly enough to write what I think about the whole Apu from Simpsons issue. And considering that I too am an Indian immigrant to the West, somehow that endows me with more special powers to talk about this, than someone who doesn’t share my background. Why? Because #identity reasons (apparently).

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An Open Letter to the New Humanist magazine

Full disclosure and a bit of background – I am a long time subscriber of the New Humanist magazine. In their Autumn 2017 they published an article called “The Reality of Racism in Modern Britain”, which reviewed Reni Eddo-Lodge’s book “Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race“. Click here to read the New Humanist review for yourself. I took issue with this review and wrote the following letter to the editors of the magazine.

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Between infamy and obscurity – How e-discovery professionals can tackle the two greatest challenges to winning new work

If you have ever worked in the e-discovery industry, there is a great chance that, at least once in your life, you were asked what work you do and your response left people scratching their heads, and following up with either of the following two questions:

  1. So you’re a lawyer?
  2. So you’re like James Bond?

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