Anuj, an economics and international relations concentrator, is an opinions editor and The Herald’s editorial page editor. Originally from New Jersey, he has interned with the New York City Department of Education, the Wilson Center and the Rhode Island Attorney General’s office. He has many hot takes.

Articles by Anuj Krishnamurthy (25)

Krishnamurthy ’19: Divestment has severe costs — and nobody is talking about them

Columns, Opinions

Krishnamurthy ’19: Divestment has severe costs — and nobody is talking about them

March 12, 2019 0 comments

Last week, the Undergraduate Council of Students agreed to include in its March elections ballot a referendum asking students if the University should divest from corporations purportedly “complicit in human rights abuses in Palestine” and subject the endowment to greater transparency and student oversight.

Krishnamurthy ’19: ‘Philosophy, politics and economics’ is overrated

Columns, Opinions

Krishnamurthy ’19: ‘Philosophy, politics and economics’ is overrated

February 12, 2019 0 comments

In early May, the student-run Journal of Philosophy, Politics & Economics published its inaugural issue. In their foreword to the first volume, the editorial board enthusiastically endorsed “philosophy, politics and economics”…

Krishnamurthy ’19: Bring back the Brown Spectator

Columns, Opinions

Krishnamurthy ’19: Bring back the Brown Spectator

January 31, 2019 0 comments

In the spring of 1986, the Brown Spectator published its inaugural issue. Proclaiming itself “The Right Alternative” to existing student publications, the Spectator aimed to provide an outlet for conservative and libertarian thought on a campus the journal’s staff alleged to be overwhelmingly liberal.

Opinions

Krishnamurthy ’19: Why America needs to care about soccer

November 16, 2017 0 comments

The nation of Italy is in bad shape.

Krishnamurthy ’19: The Kochs are here

Columns, Opinions

Krishnamurthy ’19: The Kochs are here

October 25, 2017 0 comments

In the past few years, Brown has taken several commendable — if also carefully choreographed ­— steps to enhance its socioeconomic and racial diversity.

Krishnamurthy ’19: Small state, big dreams

Columns, Opinions

Krishnamurthy ’19: Small state, big dreams

September 28, 2017 0 comments

Last week, the U.S. Senate voted to increase the defense budget by $80 billion.

Columns, Opinions

Krishnamurthy ’19: Enough with myths

September 11, 2017 0 comments

I’m not a particularly devout person.

Columns, Opinions

Krishnamurthy ’19: Better elections for a better UCS

April 14, 2017 0 comments

Late last month, the Undergraduate Council of Students announced the winners of its annual elections.

Columns, Opinions

Krishnamurthy ’19: At war with climate change

April 5, 2017 0 comments

It isn’t often that environmentalists cheer the views of Trump administration officials on climate change.

Columns, Opinions

Krishnamurthy ’19: Hamilton is meh

March 14, 2017 0 comments

Hamilton isn’t perfect. Nor, I feel, is it deserving of the sorts of unanimous, uncritical praise that progressive urbanites have heaped upon it.