Bird flu. SARS. Coronavirus. Why do so many diseases start in China?

by Rashmee

Posted on February 11, 2020


More than 30 years ago, there was bird flu. In 2003, it was SARS. And …

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The FT’s tech editor wants to dump his WiFi speakers and return to an old amp and a few wires. Here’s why

by Rashmee

Posted on January 29, 2020


You want a perfect example of our unsustainable way of life, with consumption and waste …

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Davos was meatless yesterday. It probably wasn’t entirely a gimmick

by Rashmee

Posted on January 23, 2020


  My recent Swissair flight to Jerusalem served three kinds of meals: vegetarian, kosher and …

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Saturday rearview: How the world made it harder to be good in 2019

by Rashmee

Posted on December 28, 2019


The week was rich in sights, sounds – and tastes – of Israel and the …

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All the ways the world made it harder to be a good person in 2019

by Rashmee

Posted on December 27, 2019 / Quartz


By Rashmee Roshan Lall & Jason Karaian There is a moment in season three of …

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Kimchi diplomacy: how national cuisine brings more than just food to the table

by Rashmee

Posted on December 23, 2019 / The National


As the season of festivities and end-of-year feasting approaches, here is a question worth asking: …

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Jerusalem in food, in pictures

by Rashmee

Posted on December 20, 2019


Resign yourself to it: unless you eat a falafel pitta sandwich (very good from the …

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Could the demise of Thomas Cook mark a new beginning for the tourism industry?

by Rashmee

Posted on October 25, 2019 / Equal Times


Some big and startling numbers have been thrown about in the grim aftermath of Thomas …

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As the rich get richer, tackling inequality is a global struggle

by Rashmee

Posted on October 17, 2019


Thursday is International Day for the Eradication of Poverty. The UN-designated day has been around …

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‘Firstism’ doesn’t conflict with globalism. Here’s why

by Rashmee

Posted on September 20, 2019


Dani Rodrik, Harvard professor of international political economy, has suggested something one might scarcely believe …

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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