The President of the United States of America is the world’s most powerful individual neither because he presides over the world’s largest economy representing 22% of global GDP (IMF data) nor because he controls the nation’s near invincible might of arms, but because he enjoys the legitimate democratic mandate of his country’s citizenry.
U.S. Elections 2016 and India-U.S. Relations
By Dr (Mrs) Satinder Bhatia
US elections are a much watched event the world over, particularly because of the political and economic power that rests with USA. Sure, in a dynamic world, power equations can change quickly. However, the economic might of USA is such that power equations will have to change drastically for them to have a significant impact. That is why, Mr Donald Trump’s slogan ‘Making America Great Again’ may not be very tenable.
Manhattan Matchmakers of a Different Kind
By Anita Sarkar
What do ambitious and talented young artists need most? Perhaps a professional who can be friend, philosopher and guide. A marriage made in heaven? Or, shall we say in Manhattan, where the American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA) has been running a successful mentorship program for 20 years. The AIGA program falls under the New York City Mentoring Program, part of the city’s Department of Education.