Britain’s three ‘Ds’: Deindustrialisation, degrowth, denigration of outsiders

by Rashmee

Posted on December 2, 2022


What happened when Britain chose a post-World War II path that focussed on the frothy …

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There are some very real symptoms of Britain’s slow slide downwards

by Rashmee

Posted on December 1, 2022


Any consideration of Britain’s place in the world today (as well as the so-called “saviour …

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What happened in Leicester?

by Rashmee

Posted on November 28, 2022 / The New European


A shocking outbreak of violence shows that a multicultural society is open to radical ideas …

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Britain’s failing ARC, the Aid and Reconstruction Complex

by Rashmee

Posted on November 27, 2022


The other day I came across an interesting statistic. Britain, it seems, missed the September …

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Ukrainian grit: A true story

by Rashmee

Posted on November 26, 2022


It’s not just the US-led order that does not want to blink first and advise …

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European think tanks and their BIG plans

by Rashmee

Posted on November 24, 2022


Today, on the eve of the informal #EUCO in Prague, PM Rutte, Pres Macron and …

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UN’s impotence on Ukraine underlines the need for real decolonisation – of the international architecture 

by Rashmee

Posted on November 23, 2022


The Pope’s description of Ukrainians as suffering from the “martyrdom of aggression” has come into …

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Why FIFA chief is right about Qatar’s critics

by Rashmee

Posted on November 22, 2022 / The Times of India


If there were any doubt the politics of world football is performance theatre, Gianni Infantino …

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Gianni Infantino and performance theatre…of otherness

by Rashmee

Posted on November 19, 2022


Gianni Infantino, president of FIFA, world soccer’s governing body, is no philosopher. He’s a lawyer, …

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An election win for Melania Trump…in Slovenia?

by Rashmee

Posted on November 18, 2022


Whatever Donald Trump’s current state of mind (to be conventional and charitable about that devilish …

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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