So Obama shouldn’t have noticed Kamala Harris is a woman?

by Rashmee

Posted on April 5, 2013


It’s hard to get self-righteous about President Obama’s supposedly sexist comment about his old friend …

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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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Gender she-saw: The storm in the stewpot

by Rashmee

Posted on April 2, 2013


Everyone is getting worked up about The New York Times’s obit on the rocket scientist, …

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Novartis’s India headache: The emerging pharma problem

by Rashmee

Posted on April 1, 2013


India has thumbed its nose at the pharmaceutical giant Novartis. There are two ways of …

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Is there any point reading Graham Greene’s Haiti novel in 2013?

by Rashmee

Posted on March 31, 2013


I was finally driven to read ‘The Comedians’ by my second visit to The Oloffson, …

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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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Imaginary city? Haiti capital’s paintbox approach to slum

by Rashmee

Posted on March 28, 2013


From the courtyard of Hotel Kinam in Place St Pierre, Petionville, I saw what looked …

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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