Why the livestock farmer is the world’s next guru

by Rashmee

Posted on July 26, 2021


I was very taken by a British professor’s assertion the other day that bankers and …

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There’s a whole bookshelf of new books on cities

by Rashmee

Posted on July 20, 2021


/ TAKE UP ONE IDEA Not too long ago, I took delivery of my copy …

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Europe promises ‘Fit for 55’. It’s not an advert for personal training for the over-50s

by Rashmee

Posted on July 17, 2021


/ FAITH, HOPE… Jargon emissions. That’s not my phrase but I’m awfully glad Politico’s Playbook …

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Digital money won’t be the cash in your pocket

by Rashmee

Posted on July 15, 2021


/IT’S THE BUSINESS Europe’s plans to launch the digital euro are a few years away …

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‘When you win, you’re English; when you lose, you’re Black’. Sad but true, not just for Britain

by Rashmee

Posted on July 12, 2021


/ BLIMEY BLIGHTY So, Italy and England faced off for the Euro Cup and England …

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‘Maybe, just maybe_ Good luck England!’ Football and the art of understatement

by Rashmee

Posted on July 11, 2021


/ TRAVELS IN MY MIND Walking past a shop, I saw the sign in the …

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Whether or not football’s coming home, there’s a limit to sport’s transformative power

by Rashmee

Posted on July 10, 2021


/ FAITH, HOPE… Ahead of the England-Italy play-off in the Uefa European championship, it’s striking …

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Never give the European far right an inch; half-an-inch is all it can manage

by Rashmee

Posted on July 3, 2021


/ FAITH, HOPE… One of the more remarkable changes in the European political landscape is …

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From 1979, this man kept tabs on the EU’s worsening verbal diarrhoea

by Rashmee

Posted on July 2, 2021


/ LANGUAGE Words matter, and the European Union shows just how much. In the years …

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Does Norway get the right to warn or advise on Gabon’s forests in return for big bucks?

by Rashmee

Posted on July 1, 2021


/ TAKE UP ONE IDEA If I pay you to keep something safe does that …

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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