No ‘happy birthday’ for Angela Merkel as Palestinian girl video goes viral

by Rashmee

Posted on July 18, 2015


Angela Merkel, the German chancellor, probably had a perfectly ghastly birthday yesterday, July 17. It …

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Iran talks: What journos do when a story endlessly doesn’t happen

by Rashmee

Posted on July 13, 2015


Today’s supposed to be the finally final day of the deal – yes, the one …

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Greece needs an in-out decision from Europe. Else these 8 things will linger

by Rashmee

Posted on July 12, 2015


The European Union will discuss Greece today – and it is to be hoped that …

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#BobbyJindalisSoWhite He’s a coconut, brown on the outside & pale within

by Rashmee

Posted on June 27, 2015


Bobby Jindal is such a brainy man, you have to wonder why he says and …

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Listen up, there’s a reason there was a film called ‘My Big Fat Greek Wedding’

by Rashmee

Posted on June 26, 2015


Language can be used to abuse reality. Or to disabuse people of the reality of …

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Taylor Swift’s words weren’t key; just the way that Apple heard them

by Rashmee

Posted on June 24, 2015


Everyone is saying that Apple was quick to hear Taylor Swift’s  complaint about the injustice …

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Unknown unknowns: What if Greece fell off the map and into Hellas?

by Rashmee

Posted on June 21, 2015


Ahead of Monday’s emergency European Union summit on Greece and its tangled affairs, here’s a …

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Outrage is being weaponised. Think Paxman & Titanic row over Belfast

by Rashmee

Posted on June 17, 2015


Outrage is being “weaponized” say Guy Benson and Mary Katherine Ham, whose new book ‘…

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@JemayelK & end of discussion: Outrage makes for ‘sham of discourse’

by Rashmee

Posted on June 15, 2015


Jemayel Khawaja @JemayelK, managing editor of Thump (from the Vice group) metaphorically shakes his …

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End of discussion? Sir Tim Hunt, Seinfield and the wild outrage index

by Rashmee

Posted on June 14, 2015


The Outrage Index is out of control. Consider the case of the British scientist Sir …

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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