What you need to know about Solomon Islands

by Rashmee

Posted on May 9, 2022 / open Democracy


A new world order is coming into being in Oceania, it seems, with Solomon Islands …

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Britain’s local elections have national significance

by Rashmee

Posted on May 3, 2022


Fresh from helping organise a local elections hustings in my electoral ward, I can attest …

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COVID victims: In death as in life, the poor remain unseen

by Rashmee

Posted on March 27, 2022 / open Democracy


After two years of COVID and a global death toll of more than six million, …

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Palestine and the two types of nationalism

by Rashmee

Posted on March 23, 2022


In his 2013 paper titled ‘Palestinian Nationalism: An Overview’, Haifa university Professor As’ad …

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Marina Lewycka on the ambiguities of being Ukrainian

by Rashmee

Posted on March 19, 2022


On her website, British Ukrainian novelist Marina Lewycka offers some observations on eastern Ukraine, …

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A novel on tractors in Ukrainian is about anything but

by Rashmee

Posted on March 18, 2022


Marina Lewycka’s 2005 debut novel, ‘A Short History of Tractors in Ukrainian’, was generally well-received …

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What links the UK’s DIY-asylum system and that novel about ‘tractors in Ukrainian’?

by Rashmee

Posted on March 17, 2022


More than 100,000 potential refugee sponsors have signed up for the voluntary job since Britain …

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Britain’s DIY-asylum for Ukrainian refugees has potential…and perils

by Rashmee

Posted on March 16, 2022


It was Keir Starmer’s Labour Party that called out the British government’s efforts on Ukrainian …

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Why parse world’s reaction? To get the truth, not what you wish were the truth

by Rashmee

Posted on March 14, 2022


On the very day that Ethiopia was flying the flag for Russia so to speak, …

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Breaking down the ‘world’ reaction to Putin’s war

by Rashmee

Posted on March 12, 2022


No matter what the western media reports, claiming it as “the world’s” reaction to Vladimir …

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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