What links the late Idriss Deby’s Chad to Egypt and India

by Rashmee

Posted on April 21, 2021


/ TAKE UP ONE IDEA The death of Idriss Deby, president of Chad for …

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Bystander trauma: A tale of two countries, America and India

by Rashmee

Posted on April 20, 2021


/ POLITICS & AMERICA The closing of Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin’s trial is a …

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The international order itself is racially structured

by Rashmee

Posted on April 7, 2021


/ TAKE UP ONE IDEA Some of the biggest arguments about power – who should …

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Legislative thuggery in Georgia?

by Rashmee

Posted on April 2, 2021


/ LANGUAGE In 1897, Mark Twain described the menace of Thuggee in India on the …

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Women aren’t always superstar leaders…as Ursula von der Leyen illustrates

by Rashmee

Posted on March 3, 2021


/ TAKE UP ONE IDEA The other day someone gave thanks that Ursula von der …

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Jobs after Covid-19: business not as usual

by Rashmee

Posted on March 2, 2021 / The National


This will be a significant week in terms of job prospects for millions around the …

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Why it matters that American farmers are making common cause with India’s

by Rashmee

Posted on February 23, 2021


/ POLITICS & AMERICA I find it interesting that 87 farmers’ unions in the United …

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In Texas, 1870, Tom Hanks’ character reads The Times of India. About right

by Rashmee

Posted on February 21, 2021


/ TRAVELS IN MY MIND The opening scene of ‘News of the World’, the new …

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It really will be the year of the ox. We will all have to pull a heavy load

by Rashmee

Posted on February 10, 2021


/ TAKE UP ONE IDEA Looking ahead to Lunar New Year, Chinese Chunjie, Vietnamese Tet, …

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#CoupKluxKlan. The headline that said it all came from India

by Rashmee

Posted on January 15, 2021


The nuanced way the world understood Donald Trump’s racially charged call to a mob to …

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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