Boris and that ‘special relationship’

by Rashmee

Posted on June 11, 2021


/ LANGUAGE Boris Johnson, it turns out, isn’t overly fond of the phrase “special relationship”.…

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American workers are like moths to Amazon’s flame

by Rashmee

Posted on April 15, 2021


/IT’S THE BUSINESS Amazon.com Inc. workers are unionised in Europe. But in the …

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Biden builds back the idea of infrastructure much better

by Rashmee

Posted on April 14, 2021


/ TAKE UP ONE IDEA Joe Biden’s plan for America is about the remaking of …

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Ankara chairs and the business of ‘protocol machismo’

by Rashmee

Posted on April 8, 2021


/IT’S THE BUSINESS Heard the one about European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen and …

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Why do restaurants matter?

by Rashmee

Posted on September 27, 2020


‘1843’, sister magazine of ‘The Economist’ asked an important question the other day: Why …

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The availability theory of human psychology is very unifying this US political cycle

by Rashmee

Posted on September 21, 2020


All politics is about psychology but especially the part that forecasts results. So to the …

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Shattered over #RBG but the most tragic fact of all may be her refusal to step aside years ago

by Rashmee

Posted on September 20, 2020


So US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg left a last instruction, dictated to her …

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Pakistan…Palestine: Sacred vs secular spaces in ummah politics

by Rashmee

Posted on August 29, 2020


  Does the “Arab street” still exist? I mean in the sense of the broad …

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The centre-left cleaves to a principle enunciated by Plato

by Rashmee

Posted on July 19, 2020


Following on from what I recently wrote about the centre-left’s fidelity to principle , it’s …

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The US presidential election just got whackier

by Rashmee

Posted on July 5, 2020


Kanye West announcing his presidential candidacy makes an unusual US presidential election season more bizarre …

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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