Problems with supply chains aren’t exactly enthusing the anti-globalisation brigade

by Rashmee

Posted on October 13, 2021


Everyone’s talking about supply chains and the perceptible effects of the fact that they’re loose …

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Workers of the world are uniting — we’re seeing it happen

by Rashmee

Posted on October 12, 2021


You don’t need a sign by a major road in Milwaukee to tell you the …

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Virginia’s Youngkin and the Republicans who are ‘strangers in their own party’

by Rashmee

Posted on October 11, 2021


Having recently been in Virginia, where the gubernatorial election campaign is in full swing, …

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Columbus Day is hit by a great rethink and the ‘everything shortage’

by Rashmee

Posted on October 10, 2021


Rumours of the death of Columbus Day may be greatly exaggerated, but it sure is …

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#FairPlay: About ‘taking a knee’ before it became a powerful symbol

by Rashmee

Posted on October 7, 2021


The  pop-up exhibit, ‘Fair Play: Athletes Speak, Assemble, Petition for Freedom’, at the …

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A crime wave in America?

by Rashmee

Posted on October 6, 2021


With one eye on next year’s midterm elections, Republicans are talking about the alleged crime …

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‘Wrongthink’ and other issues at liberal institutions

by Rashmee

Posted on October 5, 2021


Further to professors Gary Saul Morson and Morton Schapiro’s argument for classrooms as a venue …

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A colour revolution…or not, in Virginia

by Rashmee

Posted on October 4, 2021


Hong Kong is politically colour-coded — yellow signifies support for the protest movement; blue means …

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Multi-coloured ‘porcelain’ berries, cycle lane sharing in the DMV area

by Rashmee

Posted on October 3, 2021


The DMV area – Washington, D.C., Maryland and Virginia – is rich in interesting sights.…

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The ‘Indiana banana’ and its close Indian relative

by Rashmee

Posted on October 2, 2021


Having never eaten a pawpaw, it was hard to resist the stall in the Dupont …

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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