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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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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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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Mrs Thatcher: Britain’s tough-love sweetheart

by Rashmee

Posted on April 8, 2013


The point about Margaret Thatcher, the grocer’s daughter, free-marketeer and deeply divisive ideologue, was that …

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What if Kim Jong-un sees it all as a reality video game?

by Rashmee

Posted on April 4, 2013


Patrick Cronin’s Foreign Policy piece on how the second Korean war could start (as the …

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A better class of class system? Nah. Just more categories

by Rashmee

Posted on April 3, 2013


“O let us love our occupations, Bless the squire and his relations, Live upon our …

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3 strikes and you’re out of the news game:A BBC story

by Rashmee

Posted on March 29, 2013


Every time I hear my friend and former BBC World Service colleague Andrew Whitehead on …

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Haiti Einstein bowl: Princess Di or Donna Karan?

by Rashmee

Posted on March 27, 2013


Today, we got a Haitian Einstein bowl. It’s not a ‘Diana’ but a ‘Donna …

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Ogooglebar: Brand loyalty Vs trademarks

by Rashmee

Posted on March 26, 2013


It’s hard not to be riveted by the news that Sweden’s language watchdog has accused …

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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