Madhushree’s Slightly Irregular #GirlGab Newsletter

Madhushree Ghosh
Let's talk about immigration, science, food journeys, politics, desi takes on global issues, and words by people of color
Created 18 Jan 2021
  • 11. On Publishing, Supply Chain, & Other Pandemic Concerns
    01 Oct 2021 • 5 min read • 1 1
    Hi, hi! It’s the same ole, same ole, isn’t it? But hey, we have vaccines, boosters, flu vaccines and many options that can help us stay alive. It’s up to us on how much common sense we have to want to...
  • #10. How To Talk About India (& South Asia) and Other Writings Like That
    26 Aug 2021 • 4 min read • 1 0
    Hi, hi! Yes, yes, we are still in a pandemic. Yay for the FDA approval of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine, and yay for Moderna that’s submitted its validation and trial data to the FDA this week—spectacul...
  • #9. Our Grand Selfishness
    30 Jul 2021 • 6 min read • 2 0
    Hi, hi! This newsletter will be a full-on data-driven and yet fiery one, you have been warned. My books, music, food, newsletter list will be on the next one. Today’s topic is yeah, again, COVID vacci...
  • #8. On Sunflowers and Banana Blossoms
    30 Jun 2021 • 4 min read • 1 0
    Oh, hi, hi! It’s still June, so here’s your June irregular newsletter. Hope you’re well and here we go! I wanted to talk food, friends, and what it means to us in this pandemic this time. Why? Well, n...
  • #7. On Funeral Pyres, Oxygen and The Right to Live
    18 May 2021 • 5 min read • 2 1
    Hi, hi! Yes, I know it’s been a while, but life was happening and it was a bit hard to concentrate on anything else but the fact that my birth country is in crisis, as is the country I live in, though...
  • 6. The E in DE&I in Corporate (Biotech) America & Brownness in The Publishing Industry
    07 Apr 2021 • 6 min read • 1 2
    As the daughter of refugees, and as an immigrant, to be othered has always been a part of me. Tagore's 1905 protest poem, "Ekla cholo re", the essence of which is, "if no one responds to your call, go...
  • 5. #internationalwomensday & Why Performative Allyship Makes Me Mad
    10 Mar 2021 • 6 min read • 2 0
    Oh, hi, hi! I didn’t say you’ll be comfortable reading my little irregular newsletter, did I? :-) So yesterday was International Women’s Day, and suddenly the world was filled with allies, and support...
  • 4. And then, one year later...
    03 Mar 2021 • 7 min read • 1 0
    Hi, Hi! Remember this time last year? Were you the one running after toilet paper or were you baking sourdough and opining on your starter on the interwebs? Did you then name said sourdough starter? D...
  • 3. When life happens, in a pandemic
    11 Feb 2021 • 6 min read • 3 0
    Hi, hi! Well, I did tell you this newsletter would be slightly irregular, didn’t I? How have you been? Celebrating an almost-year of this life that was ‘unprecedented times’ and ‘not normal’? It’s QUI...
  • 2. #Post-inaugurationpost
    28 Jan 2021 • 5 min read • 4 0
    Hi! Hi! I thought to reach out mid-week, and one week after the jewel-tone colorful overcoat takeover of Washington, DC last Wednesday. Here’s what I have to say about that—that’s a regular desi weddi...
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