Ranjani Iyer Mohanty

Writer & Editor
Ranjani Iyer Mohanty is a writer and academic editor and QR novice. After a previous career in information systems with consulting companies, banks, and development organizations in Canada, England, Holland, India, and Portugal, Ranjani now works as a writer and editor for business, academia, and the nonprofit sector. She divides her time between North America and Asia. Her social commentaries have appeared in several newspapers, magazines, and websites, including International Herald Tribune, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Financial Times and The Atlantic.

The Importance of Being Asian and Earnest about It

The author, whose origins are Indian, marvels at the confusion produced by a civilization that refuses to clarify its thoughts about the world’s largest continent. She offers some guidelines and suggestions that may help to remedy the problem in English. Continue Reading

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Restraint, an Intolerable Alternative to the Excitement of War?

The prevailing atmosphere in North American media of alignment with US and NATO policy on Ukraine has led to the exclusion, if not the suppression, of voices advocating restraint and counseling negotiations instead of indefinitely prolonged war. In the trio of possible positions — isolationism, restraint or primacy — restraint has its supporters, and they deserve to be heard. Continue Reading

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“The Lady Vanishes” But She Must Not

Women have to deal with sexism throughout their lives. As they get old, they have to deal with ageism as well. This must end because they deserve better and also because they offer society many unseen benefits of great value. Continue Reading

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