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Kiran Misra

Kiran Misra is a journalist, policy researcher, and organizer working for the United Nations World Food Programme in Rome, Italy. She is also a recent graduate of the MPP program at the University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy, where she primarily researched and wrote about Chicago's criminal justice system and South Asian culture across America.

How Nikki Haley Rose Through Republican Ranks

Haley, who grew up up in a one-stoplight town in South Carolina and became the state's youngest governor, has the unparalleled ability to adapt to her party’s changing winds.

Pramila Jayapal Goes Against the Grain

The first Indian American woman in the U.S. House is not afraid to fight for progressive policies.

The South Asian Americans Left Behind

The U.S. CARES Act left many non-citizens ineligible for stimulus checks. The HEROES Act could change the conversation.

The Unexpected Rise of Rishi Sunak

U.K. citizens are finding comfort in the Chancellor’s well-informed nerdiness during an uncertain time.

Seema Verma and the #DesiWallofShame

The U.S. coronavirus task force member is the latest Indian American to receive flak, for her work in the Trump administration dismantling federal healthcare systems.

How America’s Oldest Mosque Became an Icon of the Midwest

The Mother Mosque in Cedar Rapids, Iowa has weathered it all — the Great Depression, floods, and the rise in global anti-Muslim rhetoric.


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