The mother of parliaments and the world’s oldest existing democracy are in trouble

by Rashmee

Posted on August 31, 2019


Britain’s political crisis resembles the parallel crisis in the United States, Anne Applebaum has written…

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To beat climate change, cities would have to shrink to the size of ancient Rome

by Rashmee

Posted on August 30, 2019


Greta Thunberg, the Swedish schoolgirl climate activist, took a yacht across the Atlantic rather than …

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It’s not clear Europe can really take on ‘Gafa’ and ‘Bat’

by Rashmee

Posted on August 29, 2019


  Brussels is finally trying to become something more than a lifestyle and values superpower. …

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It could get whiffy with everyone eating all that pea protein in the plant-based diet

by Rashmee

Posted on August 28, 2019


News that Cargill, the agricultural trader and processor, is investing a large sum ($ 75 …

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How a new multilateralism is emerging from summits and crises

by Rashmee

Posted on August 27, 2019 / The National


The freshly concluded Group of Seven summit in Biarritz and the fires raging through the …

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Corporate compassion: What Ukraine thought a while ago, US thinks tomorrow

by Rashmee

Posted on August 26, 2019


The good thing is American business wants to rethink its role. The bad news is …

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Bad jihadists make for good politics

by Rashmee

Posted on August 25, 2019 / The Arab Weekly


No Western politician wants to be responsible for bringing potentially dangerous radicals home and he …

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What is it about north African countries and leaders in cages?

by Rashmee

Posted on August 24, 2019


Sudan’s former dictator Omar Al Bashir made a second court appearance today (Aug. 21)  four …

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There were 4 Koch brothers but we only talk about 2. Here’s why

by Rashmee

Posted on August 23, 2019


Now that one of the two Koch brothers has passed, it’s worth thinking about their …

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US needs a manufacturing renaissance rather than paying for computers with corn

by Rashmee

Posted on August 22, 2019


Here’s an interesting point made some little time ago by a former assistant professor of …

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Rashmee has lived and worked in several countries in the past decade, including Afghanistan, India, Haiti, Tunisia, the UAE, US and UK