It could get whiffy with everyone eating all that pea protein in the plant-based diet

by Rashmee

Posted on August 28, 2019


News that Cargill, the agricultural trader and processor, is investing a large sum ($ 75 …

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Something to chew on: plant-based food could trigger a cultural shift in consumption

by Rashmee

Posted on August 20, 2019 / The National


The battle over foods without meat is getting pretty brawny. Last week the non-profit American …

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Read between the lines of Orwell’s essay Marrakech. It remains relevant

by Rashmee

Posted on June 25, 2019


The Arablit blog and its companion BULAQ podcast, both which cast a keen eye …

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Art of the bad deal: Talking to the Taliban & leaving Afghan government in the lurch

by Rashmee

Posted on January 31, 2019


Part of the time I was in Afghanistan – living and working on the US …

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Is Costa Rica the centre of the emerging ‘West’?

by Rashmee

Posted on July 31, 2018


Joseph Stiglitz, the Nobel Prize-winning economist, called it first. Mid-May, he wrote about how tiny …

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Tunisia: ‘Menu Ramadanesque’ and other delights

by Rashmee

Posted on May 31, 2018


Ahead of iftar, when the day’s fast ends during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, …

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Pakistan has a new self-confidence, and it has Chinese characteristics

by Rashmee

Posted on May 7, 2018


What’s happening with Pakistan five months into a year that began with Donald Trump’s first …

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How old would little Emma really be? Born in Nov, she was conceived in 1992

by Rashmee

Posted on January 29, 2018


How old would little Emma really be? Born last month, she was conceived in 1992.…

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How to live to be a be a hundred in five steps

by Rashmee

Posted on January 27, 2018


Fast – five days at a time, at least twice a year Go vegan (and …

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As the Buddha said, we aren’t punished for our anger but by it

by Rashmee

Posted on January 20, 2018


My old friend Gurcharan Das recently wrote one of the great truths about which we …

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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