A woman of substance: the unconventional Alice de Rothschild

by Rashmee

Posted on May 19, 2022 / The New European


A French-style chateau owned by a banking heiress in the English countryside hardly seems the …

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Time running out to save Sri Lanka from economic collapse

by Rashmee

Posted on May 12, 2022 / open Democracy


Sri Lanka is in a state of chaos. Faced with the worst economic crisis of …

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What you need to know about Solomon Islands

by Rashmee

Posted on May 9, 2022 / open Democracy


A new world order is coming into being in Oceania, it seems, with Solomon Islands …

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No, decolonising your bookshelf doesn’t mean getting rid of Jane Austen

by Rashmee

Posted on May 2, 2022 / openDemocracy


The headline in The Daily Telegraph was stark: “Jane Austen dropped from university’s English course …

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Myanmar artist Sai reveals junta’s horrors

by Rashmee

Posted on April 3, 2022 / open Democracy


A bold new exhibition by a young Myanmar artist challenges people not to turn away …

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Return of the international brigades

by Rashmee

Posted on March 28, 2022 / The New European


Could Ukraine become a historical hinge point for idealistic initiative when confronted by the forces …

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COVID victims: In death as in life, the poor remain unseen

by Rashmee

Posted on March 27, 2022 / open Democracy


After two years of COVID and a global death toll of more than six million, …

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Return of the international brigades

by Rashmee

Posted on March 2, 2022 / The New European


Could Ukraine become a historical hinge point for idealistic initiative when confronted by the forces …

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Gen Z and the business of being woke

by Rashmee

Posted on February 19, 2022 / open Democracy


Genuine corporate activism can pay off, but consumers can smell woke-washing – from mayo with …

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Are the unvaccinated becoming modern-day lepers?

by Rashmee

Posted on January 23, 2022 / open Democracy


Will ‘health taxes’, fines, bans on foreign travel and a French strategy of ‘pissing them …

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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