Nepal and especially Kathmandu is a perpetual construction zone. Everywhere you go there is gravel below your feet, dust in your nose and the din of heavy machinery pounding away. The construction just never seems to stop.

However, all this construction blankets the gaping hole in the country’s infrastructural needs…

Everything in a person’s life today is instant. We can have what we want in a day with Amazon Prime, we can get the food we want with DoorDash, move money instantly with Venmo and online banking, and finally get instant gratification with likes and hearts on social media. Humankind…

Many of the conversations I have, whether it be with my grandmother, a cab driver, a friend or a vendor, there are two words that are almost always uttered: “देश बिग्य्रो” or “the country is broken”. These two words mark the end and beginning of a majority of conversations I…

“They’re going to turn Nepal into Syria”, says my 68-year-old grandmother as she responds to a YouTube video on the Millennium Capital Corporation (MCC). The MCC has gripped the interest of the Nepalis. Those in favor argue for the opportunities that the MCC will bring to Nepal, specifically to create…

Sushan Bhattarai

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