Tariq Ali’s views on ‘racism’ in English cricket are worth reading

by Rashmee

Posted on November 20, 2021


Tariq Ali, british novelist and activist, writes about racism in Yorkshire county cricket as follows …

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Britain is not a captured state…yet

by Rashmee

Posted on November 8, 2021


Britain’s working week has begun on a dismal note. Or a grandly hopeful note on …

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Halloween has become spookily big in Britain

by Rashmee

Posted on October 30, 2021


In 2019, UK spending around Halloween was around £ 500 million, with retailers selling decorations, …

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A baby is sold in Herat. A man sold his family in Thomas Hardy’s fictional Wessex

by Rashmee

Posted on October 26, 2021


Listening to the BBC’s Yogita Limaye report from Herat in western Afghanistan on the harrowing …

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Abdulrazak Gurnah makes little concession to literary fads

by Rashmee

Posted on October 16, 2021


  When Abdulrazak Gurnah was announced as the winner of the Nobel Prize for literature, …

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CSA for Brexit Britain?

by Rashmee

Posted on October 9, 2021


  In Wisconsin, we heard about the thriving tradition of CSA or Community Supported Agriculture…

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Shakespeare in the Woolwich Barracks: As you like it

by Rashmee

Posted on September 19, 2021


The other night we saw ‘As You Like It’ — for the second time this …

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The Nicki Minaj balls-up and her ‘schooldays with Maggie Thatcher’

by Rashmee

Posted on September 18, 2021


Politico’s ‘Declassified’ weekly column, advertises itself as looking at the lighter side of politics. They …

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What’s with the Gallic ire?

by Rashmee

Posted on September 17, 2021


France is hopping mad that the US, UK and Australia have announced a new three-way …

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Had it been Brexit in 2005, there would have been no ‘British’ success at the US Open

by Rashmee

Posted on September 12, 2021


Britain is celebrating Emma Raducanu’s stunning success as “the first British woman to win a …

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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