#IndianWomen – and others. Above the snow line?

by Rashmee

Posted on May 18, 2013


There are two ways to respond to the media fuss over Saudi woman, Raha Muharraq’s …

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US immigration reform bill – fingers crossed, elbows out

by Rashmee

Posted on May 15, 2013


So far, almost nothing suggests that the US immigration reform bill won’t go through – …

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Imperial circle? Bentinck’s babus to mark British exam papers

by Rashmee

Posted on April 29, 2013


William Bentinck would probably have felt vindicated now that a major exam board is reportedly…

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Today’s news is tomorrow’s Winston

by Rashmee

Posted on April 26, 2013


News that Winston Churchill’s jowly, glowering face – sans the cigar – is to adorn …

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US immigration reform: Siblings have Skype, what need for a visa?

by Rashmee

Posted on April 25, 2013


Immigration reform is on the minds of many right now, and not just in the …

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News in the age of social media: Never wrong for long

by Rashmee

Posted on April 23, 2013


A tweet falsely emanating from Associated Press, the trusted news agency, sends the US stock …

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Myanmar: The Gold Rush in a gyia sarong

by Rashmee

Posted on April 22, 2013


As of today, Myanmar is officially the place to be, especially if you’re a European …

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Wiki-constitutionalism: The DR, Venezuela, Haiti

by Rashmee

Posted on April 21, 2013


Why has the US, the first nation in modern history to adopt a democratic constitution, …

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Housekeeping in Haitian Creole XVII: Grille Moosho, insect fry

by Rashmee

Posted on April 20, 2013


Grille Moosho. Literally, grilled flies. Grille ti-bet. Grilled small beast. Mme Josette laughed till she …

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Like many strong women, Thatcher would rather have an argument than dinner

by Rashmee

Posted on April 17, 2013


Lest we forget (as they say), Margaret Thatcher was buried at St. Paul’s Cathedral today …

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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