America: Formally and Actually Unified?

August 9th, 2014 was just another typical day of studying and working as every normal college student does at the University of Missouri. My friend Jay and I were studying together like we have done the past two years in … Read More

South Carolina Police Shooting

When I first heard about the latest fatal police shooting involving a white police officer, my initial response was to immediately contact the legal firm representing the witness to the killing, Feidin Santana, in order offer some sort of donation … Read More

Ten Reasons to Teach Kids to Play Chess

Chess originated in India as a game of Kings and Empowers pondering politics and military strategy, thus the epithet ‘The Game of Kings’. But chess is much more than that. Yes it is a game of strategy, a three dimensional, … Read More


…usually when Mummy and I arrived, dusty and tired, at Adipur station, the family would be assembled in full strength to greet us. Granddad would tend to stand aloof and regard me from a distance, and with circumspection, observing carefully … Read More

Peter Baxter

In 2013 Peter Baxter and Doctor Haresh Mirani met on the MS Expedition West Africa Cruise where Doctor Mirani was a passenger and Peter Baxter a guest lecturer. Peter Baxter is an author, historian, African traveler and sometime guide, who … Read More


Why does Mount Kilimanjaro feature so prominently in the personal philosophy of Doctor Haresh Mirani? Kilimanjaro is the highest mountain in Africa, and probably one of the most accessible of the world’s big mountains. It is located in Tanzania, just … Read More