Some Americans say ‘our Taliban’ are handing down fatwas from the court

by Rashmee

Posted on June 30, 2022


“Our Taliban”, say some Americans, about the rulings  coming down thick and fast from the …

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The span of several centuries separates Justice Alito from the Taliban leader

by Rashmee

Posted on June 29, 2022


It’s not accurate to say that US supreme court justice Samuel Alito and Taliban religious …

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Two men, one idea: A theological dystopia

by Rashmee

Posted on June 28, 2022


One may well wonder the Christian right’s eventual goal for America, in the aftermath of …

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Colombia’s Petro and the poetry and prose of political change

by Rashmee

Posted on June 27, 2022


When a spectator stand at a bullfight in Espinal, a city in Colombia, collapsed, I …

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The G7 has returned to being a gentlemen’s club

by Rashmee

Posted on June 26, 2022


Today, leaders of some of the world’s biggest economies get together in the Bavarian Alps. …

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Women’s lib and freedom from Le Corbusier’s Modulor scale

by Rashmee

Posted on June 25, 2022


Setting women free is about a myriad things – control of one’s body, of course, …

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The Commonwealth prides itself on the post-colonial dividend

by Rashmee

Posted on June 24, 2022


Consider the attendees of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in Kigali, Rwanda.…

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Commonwealth signals that it’s not a club of ex-British colonials

by Rashmee

Posted on June 23, 2022


The Commonwealth has emerged for its first summit since the pandemic firing on all cylinders. …

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Our man in Kigali (and Gitega)

by Rashmee

Posted on June 22, 2022


There may be many things to say about the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) …

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Colombia and Latin America’s quickening political pulse

by Rashmee

Posted on June 21, 2022


Is the Colombian election result a continuation of something quintessentially Latin American? A quickening pulse …

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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