Aayush Gupta

Aayush Gupta (22B) is from Singapore, majoring in finance. He is passionate about soccer and is a die-hard fan of FC Barcelona. His other interests include endlessly talking about movies, international geopolitics, philosophy and dabbling in photography. Contact Gupta at [email protected]

‘Wonder Woman 1984’ Fails to Bring Much Wonder

After a promising start to the film, “WW84” leaves you wondering where it all went wrong as it devolves into a disappointing follow-up to 2017’s “Wonder Woman.” The film, set in Washington, D.C., during the peak of the Cold War, barely explores geopolitical tensions or capitalizes upon the snazzy aesthetic of the 80s. The film’s [...]

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India’s Farmers Present a National Identity Crisis | Global With Gupta

What happens when a nation attempts to shed its founding philosophy?  Over the past few weeks, thousands of Indian farmers, particularly those from the state of Punjab, have protested the farm bills passed in September by Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government. The new laws seek to open up India’s heavily regulated agricultural industry to the [...]

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America Must Look to the East | Global With Gupta

The 21st century is said to be the Asian Century. With increasing economic capabilities and  compromising most of the world’s population, Asian countries have ascended the ranks rapidly in terms of their soft power and geopolitical influence on a global stage. American foreign policy, however, remains antiquated and incoherent.  With arguably one of the most [...]

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TikTok Ban a Long-Overdue Response to Chinese Double-Dealing

The paradox of privacy is more obvious than ever. Ask anyone whether they value their privacy and the odds are that they do. Yet most of our online behaviors suggest otherwise. The age of social media has brought extraordinary amounts of information and entertainment to our fingertips at the expense of our personal freedoms. While [...]

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‘Tenet’ Marks Nolan’s Most Innovative Film Yet

With theaters shuttered since March, studios have opted to either postpone their summer blockbuster releases to late 2020 or 2021, or release their tentpole films on demand. Warner Bros., however, decided to continue with its planned summer release of “Tenet,” albeit with a two-month delay. It’s the first big-budget film to be released in the [...]

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