Light starts to dim on the oldie goldies’ era of American politics

by Rashmee

Posted on January 8, 2023


The election of 57-year-old Kevin McCarthy as speaker of the US House of Representatives returns …

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Britain’s failing ARC, the Aid and Reconstruction Complex

by Rashmee

Posted on November 27, 2022


The other day I came across an interesting statistic. Britain, it seems, missed the September …

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Liz Truss’s government spews hate about everyone, including tofu-eating people like me

by Rashmee

Posted on October 19, 2022


Now that a climate action group, Just Stop Oil, has been making headlines by blocking …

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Climate action is now officially on India’s mind

by Rashmee

Posted on September 2, 2022


Parts of New Delhi bear graffiti that’s clearly officially approved. “Net zero,” it reads, a …

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Vanuatu: life in the world’s most climate-endangered country

by Rashmee

Posted on July 5, 2022 / open Democracy


The tiny island nation of Vanuatu, 1,800 kilometres east of Australia, is at the front …

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Nature and Ukraine make Davos very far from business as usual

by Rashmee

Posted on May 24, 2022


Journalists have been reporting the usual sorts of things back from Davos: ** that …

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Ukraine has spurred companies to walk the ESG talk…mostly

by Rashmee

Posted on March 3, 2022


Ukraine has spurred companies to walk the Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) talk. The news …

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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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Where in the modern world is waste being repurposed to build?

by Rashmee

Posted on December 4, 2021


It’s interesting to consider the way in which that particular breed of person, the innovation …

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Journalists are comically attached to linear narratives even when trying to wake up in 2041

by Rashmee

Posted on November 29, 2021


Journalism is a very different profession from writing fiction (as I have learnt, slowly, painfully, …

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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