“How to save free speech in our Cosmopolis from the chilling assassin’s veto?”

by Rashmee

Posted on June 20, 2016


Timothy Garton Ash, Oxford professor of European Studies, should know. He’s written a book about how we can still talk freely “in a mixed up world where conventionally — because of mass migration and the internet — we are all becoming neighbours”. In Garton Ash’s “cosmopolis”, a connected world that is the geographic and virtual … Continue reading ““How to save free speech in our Cosmopolis from the chilling assassin’s veto?””

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Is life a story and does each of us have a starring role to play in our own novel?

by Rashmee

Posted on October 6, 2015


British philosophy professor and literary critic Galen Strawson raises this fascinating question in an essay for On Life-Writing, published this month by OUP. I read it in Aeon. Click here if you want to go straight there. Or just carry on reading. So which is it? Life is a story? Or is it a random collection … Continue reading “Is life a story and does each of us have a starring role to play in our own novel?”

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First Post on the Disunited States of America

by Rashmee

Posted on November 15, 2012


First Post’s Sandip Roy mentioned the India Today cover story, Disunited States of America. Read his story here and my original India Today piece here.

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FP Passport – How the News Travels

by Rashmee

Posted on October 18, 2012


Uri Friedman mentioned my Hindustan Times article  All opaque on India on  ForeignPolicy.com. Take a look at Uri’s piece here and the original article here.

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Rashmee has lived and worked in eight countries in the past decade. She spent much of 2015 in the UAE and currently divides her time between the UK and Tunisia. Before that, she was in Haiti, the US, Afghanistan and India.