Boris remade Britain’s image as a mussy-haired wannabe with a slippery sense of propriety

by Rashmee

Posted on July 8, 2022


A columnist recently noted that “in the end, Boris Johnson’s government resembled a Ponzi scheme …

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Some Americans say ‘our Taliban’ are handing down fatwas from the court

by Rashmee

Posted on June 30, 2022


“Our Taliban”, say some Americans, about the rulings  coming down thick and fast from the …

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The G7 has returned to being a gentlemen’s club

by Rashmee

Posted on June 26, 2022


Today, leaders of some of the world’s biggest economies get together in the Bavarian Alps. …

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When it comes to hurling insults, Moscow is not a patch on Pyongyang

by Rashmee

Posted on June 18, 2022


When it comes to insults, the Russians could do worse than take classes  from the …

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Lift-off for Britain’s Rwanda outsourcing plan? Don’t bet on it

by Rashmee

Posted on June 14, 2022


It’s been two months since Britain struck a deal with Rwanda to send asylum-seekers on …

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Paris emphatically did not have politics on its mind

by Rashmee

Posted on June 13, 2022


On election day in Paris, there was little sign that people had politics on their …

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Colonisation and decolonisation in the context of Kharkiv’s architects

by Rashmee

Posted on June 9, 2022


We’ve been discussing colonisation in the context of Ukrainian architects. Oleg Drozdov, who co-founded …

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How is Hungary’s ‘great replacement’ pushback going?

by Rashmee

Posted on May 26, 2022


How is Hungary’s attempt to push back the great replacement been going? As previously noted, …

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Orban’s theories and practices on ‘the great replacement’

by Rashmee

Posted on May 25, 2022


Hopes for an agreement on the sixth sanctions package against Russia ahead of next week’s …

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