The beachfront WeWorks. Digital nomad visas are becoming a thing

by Rashmee

Posted on December 31, 2020


Apparently, the digital nomad visa is going to ride the coat-tails of the #wfh revolution. …

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A Christmas Day suicide bomb blast has to be a terrorist act, right? Not really

by Rashmee

Posted on December 30, 2020


So here’s the scenario. On Christmas Day, a suicide bomb blast left an historic part …

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Unmasking President Trump’s fatal ignorance throughout the plague year

by Rashmee

Posted on December 29, 2020


I don’t subscribe to The New Yorker so can’t help but be grateful for the …

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Is the four-day work week nearly here?

by Rashmee

Posted on December 28, 2020


It may sound silly to be talking about work during the holiday season, but soon …

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Working from home is about redistributive justice…or the chance of it, anyway

by Rashmee

Posted on December 27, 2020


  Soon enough the holiday season will be over and those who can, will be …

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And the country of the year is…

by Rashmee

Posted on December 26, 2020


  Last year, The Economist picked Uzbekistan as its country of the year. The late …

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The case for giving ‘bad’ gifts this year

by Rashmee

Posted on December 25, 2020


  If you’re reading this today, the headline probably caught your eye either because you’ve …

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Past pandemics as a guide to this one

by Rashmee

Posted on December 24, 2020


Ever wondered what behaviour change has been wrought by past pandemics? Yale physician and sociologist …

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Pandemic or not, here’s everyone’s idea of heaven…a garden and running water

by Rashmee

Posted on December 23, 2020


I read about (paywall) a fascinating doctoral piece of research the other day. It was …

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‘Surveillance capitalism’ to ‘infocommunism’: the big tech battle

by Rashmee

Posted on December 22, 2020 / The National


It has been quite an extraordinary year for big tech. Giants of the technology sector …

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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