Rohit Kumar

Creator, Brush with Bamboo.

Rohit Kumar is the Creator of <a href="http://brushwithbamboo.com" rel="nofollow">Brush with Bamboo</a>, a brand of biodegradable toothbrushes that provides an alternative to a major plastic waste stream. He is also a Community Manager for the upcoming major documentary film, <em><a href="http://generationfoodproject.org/" rel="nofollow">Generation Food</a></em> (produced by best-selling author, Raj Patel, and acclaimed filmmaker, Steve James). <br> <br> Rohit studied at UC Berkeley and did an exchange program with University of Delhi in India. Follow his updates on <a href="http://facebook.com/rokumarspage" rel="nofollow">Facebook</a> and learn more at <a href="http://rohitkumar.org" rel="nofollow">RohitKumar.org.</a>
This Delhi Crowd Is Proof That Readers Are Better Behaved Than Other

This Delhi Crowd Is Proof That Readers Are Better Behaved Than Other People

Something about that crowd was unusual. It was calm and peaceful. Despite the heat and humidity, no one was pushing, yelling or screaming. My first thought at entering a crowd that size would have been the fear of a stampede, but no such apprehension had crossed my mind. Instead, I had felt strangely comfortable in that hot, sweaty mass. And then it dawned on me...
04/07/2016 8:28 AM IST
How To Take Over A Country In 10 Easy

How To Take Over A Country In 10 Easy Steps

So how does one take over a country in the 21st century? It's a lot simpler than you might think. The great European banker, Mayer Rothschild, summed it up beautifully when he said, "Let me issue and control a nation's money and I care not who writes the laws" All you need is money, honey. Once you have the cash in hand, here is a simple 10-step guide.
30/05/2016 3:40 PM IST
This May Help You Make Sense Of Donald Trump's

This May Help You Make Sense Of Donald Trump's Popularity

And if you, like me, have been wondering just how in the world Trump (and others in a similar mould) manage to rise to power, you may find The True Believer - Thoughts on the Nature of Mass Movements by social philosopher Eric Hoffer particularly illuminating. In this critically acclaimed work, Hoffer lays bare the thoughts, emotions, and justifications that go through the minds of the masses who coalesce to make a movement.
19/05/2016 9:04 AM IST
Finding My Strength In

Finding My Strength In Loss

This has been a grim fortnight. Four people I know have died in the last 14 days. What was the message I was meant to take away from the events of the fortnight? That life is a journey towards death? That death is life's ultimate reality? That we never know when death comes and so we should stop stressing, start living? Probably. Then, a fresh thought came to me unbidden, unsought. It came with such calmness and clarity that I wrote it down...
03/05/2016 8:26 AM IST
Listening To The Man With The Hitler

Listening To The Man With The Hitler Moustache

Sometimes the most powerful political commentaries are not made by politicians at all. <em> The Great Dictator</em>, a movie written by, directed by, produced by and starring Charlie Chaplin is proof of the fact.
14/03/2016 8:18 AM IST
My Evening With The Anti-Nationals Of

My Evening With The Anti-Nationals Of JNU

I was watching Patiala High Court lawyers beat 'Kingpin Kanhaiya' live on TV when my phone rang. A friend of mine wanted to know if I'd like to go along for an 'open class' on nationalism at JNU. One Professor Gopal Guru (no relation of Afzal, I was assured) was going to address a gathering. Though I realized this was probably going to be risky business -- police, protestors, et al -- I decided to go. Because at some point, you just have to check things out for yourself.
24/02/2016 7:09 AM IST