Linguistic code is a necessary oil that greases the modern world of work

by Rashmee

Posted on December 3, 2021


One of the funniest – and truest – pieces I recently read was Bartleby’s ruminations …

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The woman who led Barbados in its brave leap forward

by Rashmee

Posted on December 1, 2021


The truth about Barbados’s transition to a republic is as follows: It wouldn’t have happened …

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Nah, Donald Trump probably won’t be back in the White House. Here’s why

by Rashmee

Posted on November 30, 2021


Read the petroleum trails just as you would the tea leaves. The Gulf Arab states …

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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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How a US kidnapping gave hope in the global fight against domestic violence

by Rashmee

Posted on November 28, 2021 / open Democracy


Earlier this month, a missing teenage girl was rescued from a car in Kentucky when …

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A manifesto for ‘third-way’, eyes-wide-shut liberalism

by Rashmee

Posted on November 27, 2021


Here’s my list of ‘third-way’ eyes-wide-shut liberalism, with thanks to the Financial Times’ Simon Kuper…

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Iman’s tribute to David Bowie is a fragrant ode to their life together

by Rashmee

Posted on November 26, 2021


As the calendar year wanes, several cultures mark a day of the dead, an all …

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It’s the 400th anniversary of Thanksgiving, which was nothing like this anyway

by Rashmee

Posted on November 25, 2021


It’s the 400th anniversary of that annual American rite, Thanksgiving. As anyone who knows …

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Sweden gets its own Indira Gandhi…or not

by Rashmee

Posted on November 24, 2021


By the evening of November 24, within hours of taking office, Magdalena Andersson had resigned …

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A dam can be a good cover model and infrastructure, a good story

by Rashmee

Posted on November 23, 2021


It was the daily Muck Rack newsletter that offered the following fascinating news nug (that’s …

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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