What Hungary does today, America does tomorrow?

by Rashmee

Posted on October 15, 2021


It was Disraeli who supposedly said of the English heart of the industrial revolution that …

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Did democracy in Tunisia fail or did it never succeed?

by Rashmee

Posted on October 14, 2021 / open Democracy


On 11 October, the Arab world’s first female prime minister was sworn into office in …

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The 1950s book that explains the War on Terror

by Rashmee

Posted on October 14, 2021 / The New European


In the weeks and months after America launched its ‘war’ against global terrorism, a list …

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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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Rashmee has lived and worked in several countries in the past decade, including Afghanistan, India, Haiti, Tunisia, the UAE, US and UK