Plato used the image of the political leader as a doctor. That is particularly true in a pandemic

by Rashmee

Posted on March 31, 2020


Taiwan’s remarkably effective response to the coronavirus pandemic is thought to be in some measure …

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When coughing became a tool of terror

by Rashmee

Posted on March 30, 2020


In Canberra, Australia, two men were arrested on March 28 for coughing and spitting in …

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No evidence pandemic is boosting xenophobia in Europe

by Rashmee

Posted on March 29, 2020 / The Arab Weekly


Post-coronavirus, both the left and the right may be increasingly in sync, albeit for different …

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Coronavirus cancels Brexit talks. No such luck with Brexit itself

by Rashmee

Posted on March 28, 2020


  It’s nearly eight weeks since Brexit was done – at least in the sense …

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There is a Rumi quote for every moment, including the time of coronavirus

by Rashmee

Posted on March 27, 2020


There is a Rumi quote for every moment. For these times we live in: “Be …

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Coronavirus: Lessons from Chinese companies

by Rashmee

Posted on March 26, 2020


It was Axios, the US news website, that suggested there were lessons for American companies …

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Coronavirus or not, Europe uses Albania to show it’s business as usual

by Rashmee

Posted on March 25, 2020


The European Union (EU) is trying business as usual, pandemic or not, and it’s using …

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How the pandemic is testing the solidarity of the European Union

by Rashmee

Posted on March 24, 2020 / The National


In Albert Camus’ novel The Plague, the narrator, a doctor, describes the determined, almost …

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In time of coronavirus, Taiwan has a doctor in the house (or the vice-president’s office)

by Rashmee

Posted on March 23, 2020


Taiwan’s treatment of the coronavirus pandemic is considered extraordinary and quite remarkable, tough, transparent and …

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In time of coronavirus, ISIS shows method in its murderous madness

by Rashmee

Posted on March 22, 2020 / The Arab Weekly


ISIS urged its followers to avoid Europe like the plague. The unfolding coronavirus crisis has …

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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