Nikhil R. Mulani

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Fathomless Waters

Can I escape the tyranny of societal meaning and, as much as is possible, replace it with meaning that I create with others, out of passion, understanding, and love?

Intended Consequences

But the wildlife wasn’t just a dream; it was Lake Forest’s most crucial addition to my childhood, a vital way to fulfill my youthful desire for exploration, and one of the only things my parents could not have given me in a city.

Slow Tango in South Seattle

“Frasier” counters the popular narrative of a “separated” life, in which the household and workplace are holding us back, and replaces it with a convincing argument that embracing and understanding personal history is key to moving forward.

Cover Story

Covers give a strangely pleasant sense of displacement, like being in two places at once.

Sustainable Spending

Support for entitlement programs does not necessarily entail ignorance of fiscal responsibility.

Reviving Democracy

The question we must ask ourselves is why the interests of corporations are not aligned with the interests of society.

Equality Isn't Simple

Our country has a complex case of gender inequality. It is caused, in part, by our eagerness to cast success as a purely individual endeavor, unrelated to societal standards—to declare that placing a high value upon family is tantamount to embracing an “ambition gap.”