Politics Not As Usual

Do not come: Blowback would be worse if Kamala Harris had come off as soft on immigration

*This article is published on USAtoday Our vice president is a daughter of immigrants and a woman of color. To me that means she has no choice but to appear super tough on border issues. Kamala Harris’ message to migrants is breaking my heart. America’s Madame Vice President chose Guatemala and Mexico for her first …

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anushay moderates UNHCR High Commissioner’s Dialogue

It was such a honor to moderate the closing session of this year’s United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Dialogue which was held virtually between Geneva and Washington, DC. UNHCR is the UN agency mandated to aid and protect refugees, forcibly displaced communities, and stateless people, and to assist in their voluntary repatriation, local integration or …

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Dear white men: Learn Our Names

*This article of mine is published on CNN.” Sen. David Perdue, a Georgia Republican who is facing a tight reelection battle, intentionally mispronounced Sen. Kamala Harris’ name at a Friday rally in Macon, Georgia, where he took the stage before introducing President Donald Trump. The GOP Senator called the vice presidential candidate, and his Senate Budget Committee colleague whom he …

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Anushay On Sky News: Trump Creates Alternate Convention Reality

Much like everything else, the pandemic has completely changed the news cycle and it feels like I haven’t been on-air in forever. Okay more like February, but that’s still a long time! It was great to be on Sky News talking all things Republican National Convention (RNC) and Democratic National Convention (DNC). Check out a …

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The Unbearable Whiteness of Jared Kushner

*This article of mine is published on Medium.* Jared Kushner calling the administration’s response to the coronavirus pandemic a “great success story” is exactly on-bullshit-brand for the First Son-in-Law of the United States. Appearing on Fox News on Wednesday, Kushner boldly declared that, “We’re on the other side of the medical aspect of this, and …

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Hope Hicks’ return is a sign of White House arrogance

*This post of mine is published on CNN.* After two years, Hope Hicks, former White House communications director, is expected to return to the White House, this time as an adviser. CNN reported that her official title will be counselor to the President and that she will be “working closely” with President Donald Trump’s senior adviser …

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