Dreaming of Sitopia in Britain

by Rashmee

Posted on August 31, 2020


  BBC Radio 4 has aired one of the more unusual – and inspiring – …

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The grey areas in America’s understanding of race

by Rashmee

Posted on August 30, 2020


Why should it have taken a Kamala Harris – half Jamaican, half Indian, all American …

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Pakistan…Palestine: Sacred vs secular spaces in ummah politics

by Rashmee

Posted on August 29, 2020


  Does the “Arab street” still exist? I mean in the sense of the broad …

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How to read the ‘Arab street’ as America pushes rapprochement with Israel

by Rashmee

Posted on August 28, 2020


This week, Donald Trump’s official and unofficial secretaries of state – Mike Pompeo and Jared …

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Back to school vs back to gym: England’s interrupted rhythms of life

by Rashmee

Posted on August 27, 2020


Those making their way back to the gym for the first time since March 11, …

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Trump has said nothing about Jacob Blake & his family’s pain. That tells us all we need to know

by Rashmee

Posted on August 26, 2020


Today (Wednesday, Aug. 26) the international news media is making much of US First Lady …

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Kamala Harris and the complexity of racial identity

by Rashmee

Posted on August 25, 2020 / The National


Harris’s birth certificate alone illustrates the problem of rigid binary notions around identity in the …

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Trump’s 2020 convention is surely the one Lukashenko would’ve had in Belarus

by Rashmee

Posted on August 24, 2020


Depend upon it, if Alexander Lukashenko had been minded to stage a re-election convention instead …

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Belarus is not Ukraine. But it might yet be like Armenia in 2018

by Rashmee

Posted on August 23, 2020


The opposition in Belarus has called a major rally in the capital Minsk today (Sunday, …

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John Bolton and the ‘post hoc ergo propter hoc fallacy’ about Iran

by Rashmee

Posted on August 22, 2020


Remember when Donald Trump said he had “the best words”? (Click here to watch …

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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