Europe is not an issue in the UK elections but it should be

by Rashmee

Posted on May 5, 2022


When British voters go to the polls on May 5 to elect their local authority …

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May 5 is a test for both of Britain’s main parties

by Rashmee

Posted on May 4, 2022


The May 5 British local elections are a test for the governing Conservatives,  one that …

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Britain’s local elections have national significance

by Rashmee

Posted on May 3, 2022


Fresh from helping organise a local elections hustings in my electoral ward, I can attest …

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So, a-wassailing we went, and very on point we were too

by Rashmee

Posted on January 16, 2022


Our part of London has been wassailing for nearly a decade and this year– the …

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Birthdays big and small: Kate and Kim

by Rashmee

Posted on January 9, 2022


On Sunday, January 9, Britain woke to news of Kate Middleton’s 40th birthday and …

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Britain is not a captured state…yet

by Rashmee

Posted on November 8, 2021


Britain’s working week has begun on a dismal note. Or a grandly hopeful note on …

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CSA for Brexit Britain?

by Rashmee

Posted on October 9, 2021


In Wisconsin, we heard about the thriving tradition of CSA or Community Supported Agriculture by …

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Had it been Brexit in 2005, there would have been no ‘British’ success at the US Open

by Rashmee

Posted on September 12, 2021


Britain is celebrating Emma Raducanu’s stunning success as “the first British woman to win a …

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A Brexit Christmas?

by Rashmee

Posted on September 4, 2021


I know it’s a bit early to be thinking about Christmas, but it’s hard not …

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How the world views Brexit Britain

by Rashmee

Posted on July 27, 2021 / The New European


Brexit and a risky Covid strategy means that the UK is the focus of close …

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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