America’s scary times don’t end with Halloween

by Rashmee

Posted on November 7, 2022


Until recently, it was tempting and deeply comforting to think that America’s election-deniers were just …

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Matthew Syed’s book on agreeing to disagree kindly, confidently should be on the curriculum

by Rashmee

Posted on November 1, 2022


It’s not profound disagreement but the profound inability to properly disagree that is increasingly a …

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Indian Express review of ‘The Pomegranate Peace’

by Rashmee

Posted on October 23, 2022 / Indian Express


Rashmee Roshan Lall traces the American experiment in Afghanistan in her novel ‘The Pomegranate Peace’…

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Britain swings between Meloni and Berlusconi’s Italy and an earlier Trumpian America

by Rashmee

Posted on October 20, 2022


One of the funniest pieces to read on a day in the life of British …

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Liz Truss and the best of British robotic libertarianism

by Rashmee

Posted on October 11, 2022


Say the name “Liz Truss” now and the two words convey a world …

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‘It’s not hard to be a political humorist when you have the whole government working for you’

by Rashmee

Posted on October 1, 2022


In his new book, humorist Andy Borowitz has a quote from satirist Will Rogers. There’s …

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Time for a British version of Andy Borowitz’s ‘Profiles in Ignorance’?

by Rashmee

Posted on September 30, 2022


Faced with Kamikwasi Kwarteng and Librium Liz, respectively chancellor and prime minister of Britain …

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Ken Starr and the cult of the whiskey priest

by Rashmee

Posted on September 23, 2022


Had Somerset Maugham known Ken Starr he would probably have written a short story that …

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We should pay attention to Ken Starr’s passing. He was a prototype for Maugham’s ‘whiskey priest’

by Rashmee

Posted on September 22, 2022


In the blitz of royal coverage from Britain, there has been little attention paid to …

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America’s record on Haiti and Biden’s right to be at the Queen’s funeral – II

by Rashmee

Posted on September 18, 2022


US president Joe Biden is key to our discussion of the rightness or wrongness of …

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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