#IndianWomen: Safer if underdressed mannequins are banned?
Posted on May 31, 2013
What won’t India try, in its attempt to stop thinking about sex? Ban underwear-clad …Read More
John Kerry: Modest boastfulness vs boastful modesty?
Posted on May 30, 2013
Was John Kerry being modestly boastful or boastfully modest while talking to young Ethiopians in …Read More
Edmund Hillary, 1953: It’s not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves
Posted on May 29, 2013
“I was naturally very pleased to get there, you can imagine we had some difficulty …Read More
Australia: Is it idiotic to be the happiest in the world?
Posted on May 28, 2013
“Happy! Do you take me for an idiot?” Charles De Gaulle famously replied when a …Read More
Does history matter in #Haiti? Can phrenology foretell a people’s success?
Posted on May 27, 2013
Reading Amy Wilentz’s passionately argued post ‘Does history matter in Haiti’, I was reminded of …Read More
#IndianWomen: Life and love like Hindi film, #IshkqInParis
Posted on May 26, 2013
It’s been ages since I saw a film (Lincoln was the last and that was …Read More
Sos Lay smells strong – be it Levantine or #HaitianCreole
Posted on May 25, 2013
John Kerry’s turkey shwarma got me thinking about the food of the Levant, which naturally …Read More
John Kerry takes a turkey shwarma & sides in Israeli-Palestinian conflict?
Posted on May 24, 2013
Finally, a US secretary of state with diplomatic skills so subtle they go almost unnoticed?…Read More
Chief of the band
Posted on May 23, 2013 / Foreign Policy
From showman to president, Haiti’s Michel Martelly insists he’s in charge. But can he lead …Read More
FBI shoots dead Orlando Chechen; Woolwich attackers shot but still alive
Posted on May 23, 2013
Wider than the Atlantic Ocean. Deeper than the cultural underpinnings of different ways to spell …Read More
Rashmee has lived and worked in several countries in the past decade, including Afghanistan, India, Haiti, Tunisia, the UAE, US and UK