S. Suresh

A product executive with more than 25 years of experience in enterprise software, Suresh is a writer, avid hiker, dog lover, amateur actor and environmentally conscious. He devotes much of his time analyzing socioeconomic issues and shares his viewpoints and experiences through his blog, newsletter and Fair Observer. He is a volunteer at HealthTrust, a nonprofit that works towards building health equity in Silicon Valley. Suresh holds graduate degrees in Computer Science and Chemistry from Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani, India.

Who Can Beat Trump in 2020?

Jun 19, 2019

For Democrats, the issue of paramount importance is identifying the person best suited to defeating Trump in November 2020. The United States of America is facing a constitutional crisis of an unparalleled magnitude. The Founding Fathers of the nation wisely created the executive, judicial and legislative branches of government to ensure checks and balances between … Continue reading "Who Can Beat Trump in 2020?"

The New Zealand “Gunman” Is a Terrorist

Mar 17, 2019

Everyone who spews vile, hateful rhetoric have their hands tainted with the blood of the victims from the mosque attacks in Christchurch. On March 15, 50 people were killed by a Christian, far-right, white supremacist when they were engaged in Friday prayers at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand. More than three years ago, when … Continue reading "Who Can Beat Trump in 2020?"

Donald Trump Is the Real National Emergency

Feb 18, 2019

America’s national emergency is not on its southern border, but rather in the White House in the form of its inept president. On February 15, President Donald Trump declared a national emergency in order to appropriate the funds needed to build a wall on America’s southern border with Mexico. Trump’s autocratic action will definitely face … Continue reading "Who Can Beat Trump in 2020?"

Supreme Court Upholds Trump's Medieval Transgender Ban

Jan 31, 2019

Do transgender and LGBTQ people have any real constitutional rights in the so-called land of the free? On January 22, the United States Supreme Court approved the Trump administration’s bid to ban most transgender people from serving in the military, even as several challenges on the issue are being litigated in the lower courts of the … Continue reading "Who Can Beat Trump in 2020?"

Migrant Caravan Highlights US Immigration Woes

Nov 26, 2018

Finding themselves between the devil and the deep blue sea, it is no surprise that thousands from the Northern Triangle resort to the treacherous journey to seek asylum in United States. The Central American migration crisis has reached new heights, with thousands of asylum seekers having reached Tijuana in Mexico, hoping to gain asylum in … Continue reading "Who Can Beat Trump in 2020?"

How Should Society View a Woman’s Body?

Nov 10, 2018

There is something seriously wrong with a society that frowns upon public breastfeeding, yet is fine with public urination by men. Making a decidedly strong statement against body-shaming and asserting that girls are not a distraction, no matter what they wear, Alameda Unified School District (AUSD) in California has taken a radical approach by adopting … Continue reading "Who Can Beat Trump in 2020?"

At Sabarimala Temple, India’s Women Challenge Patriarchy

Nov 01, 2018

It is only a matter of time before women are free to enter the Hindu temple of Sabarimala. On September 28, the Indian Supreme Court voted 4:1 in favor of doing away with the centuries-old ban that barred girls and women aged 10 to 50 from entry into the Hindu Sabarimala temple in Kerala. Chief … Continue reading "Who Can Beat Trump in 2020?"

What's at Stake in the US Midterm Elections?

Oct 30, 2018

Decency and decorum in American politics will still be a distant dream, even if Democrats win the midterm elections on November 6.  The US midterm elections are just a week away as a deeply divided nation anxiously watches whether the Republicans will maintain their majority in Congress, or if the Democrats will pull off a … Continue reading "Who Can Beat Trump in 2020?"

Despite New Allegations, Will the GOP Confirm Kavanaugh?

Sep 25, 2018

If Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination is confirmed without categorically proving the allegations against him are not true, the Supreme Court would have a second judge who is accused of alleged sexual misconduct. The controversy surrounding Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court nomination is heating up with a second claim of sexual misconduct against him. Allegations that Kavanaugh exposed … Continue reading "Who Can Beat Trump in 2020?"

Serena Williams Hits Out at Sexism in Tennis

Sep 10, 2018

To challenge the sexism steeped in the game of tennis, the ugliness had to take center stage. The 2018 US Open women’s final was supposed to be a match between Serena Williams and Naomi Osaka. Instead, it became a sexist, petty power play between the chair umpire Carlos Ramos and Williams. Ramos chose to make … Continue reading "Who Can Beat Trump in 2020?"

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