Trump’s immigration ban is troubling but not as much as his fulminations on mosques

by Rashmee

Posted on April 26, 2020 / The Arab Weekly


Pitching mosques into the febrile atmosphere of a world shut down by a pandemic merely …

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There was something mediaeval in Trump’s use of the word ‘cleaning’

by Rashmee

Posted on April 25, 2020


Donald Trump’s use of the White House megaphone to float the idea of injecting a …

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Trump and disinfectant injections: Ancient leaders too bumbled their response to the plague

by Rashmee

Posted on April 24, 2020


When I heard Donald Trump suggest that people could be cured by having injections of …

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From George W. Bush’s propensity to read books came the US policy of social distancing

by Rashmee

Posted on April 23, 2020


I didn’t realise that George W. Bush read books. The fact that he did matters, …

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The sheer, mind-numbing pointlessness of Donald Trump and his immigration order

by Rashmee

Posted on April 22, 2020


On Tuesday (April 21) Donald Trump announced that he would issue an executive order to …

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Even a pandemic can’t stop the desperate flow of refugees to Europe

by Rashmee

Posted on April 19, 2020 / The Arab Weekly


In the circumstances, an EU humanitarian package might serve as a band aid but not …

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What Orwell would have made of ‘social distancing’

by Rashmee

Posted on April 18, 2020


On April 15, Denmark became the first in Europe to relax restrictions on education and …

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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