Nice one, Nur-Sultan

by Rashmee

Posted on October 31, 2020


‘Very nice’, Kazakhstan. It’s a master stroke. The country has adopted Borat’s catchphrase – …

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The third wave of bloodshed in France is not really about Islam but lone wolf criminality

by Rashmee

Posted on October 30, 2020


11 Mar 2004  Spain Madrid train bombings 193 killed, 2,050 injured[69] Al-Qaeda 7 Jul …

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India, Hungary, Turkey, Trump’s America

by Rashmee

Posted on October 29, 2020


In the way of television quizzes, here’s your starter for ten: What unites India, Hungary, …

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Philosophically speaking, John Gray is doing to cats what Thomas Nagel did to bats

by Rashmee

Posted on October 28, 2020


The other day I heard a philosopher do to cats what Thomas Nagel famously did …

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Hungary to get a new university – from China. Here’s why it matters and doesn’t

by Rashmee

Posted on October 27, 2020


Axios said “this isn’t news exactly” because it’s a development from December 2019, …

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America’s long, slow constitutional meltdown and the perils of literalism

by Rashmee

Posted on October 26, 2020


Ed Luce, the Financial Times’ US editor, recently asked what America can do to avert …

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From America to Saudi Arabia, textual sacralisation induces a unique fervour

by Rashmee

Posted on October 25, 2020


  Just how sacralised has the American constitution become? Very. It would not be inaccurate …

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Home and away: Bengaluru or Berlin

by Rashmee

Posted on October 24, 2020


Germany will soon have a new draft law that will give employees the legal right …

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Is it really all over for the office?

by Rashmee

Posted on October 23, 2020


Many companies don’t expect workers to return to offices until next summer. Those that have …

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What the battle for the US Supreme Court is really about

by Rashmee

Posted on October 22, 2020 / The National


This is a big week for American politics, arguably just like every other week in …

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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