The US, EU and Democracies Anonymous, a new mutual aid fellowship

by Rashmee

Posted on June 29, 2021


/ POLITICS & AMERICA Renaud Lassus, minister counsellor for economic affairs at the French embassy …

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What would you say if you saw this US president’s behaviour in another country?

by Rashmee

Posted on November 14, 2020


The New York Times’s David Leonhardt put it most succinctly of all. Quoting political scientist …

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US needs a manufacturing renaissance rather than paying for computers with corn

by Rashmee

Posted on August 22, 2019


Here’s an interesting point made some little time ago by a former assistant professor of …

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Let’s face facts this Christmas: There is no ‘leader of the free world’ anymore

by Rashmee

Posted on December 27, 2017


  Who is the leader of the free world, asks Leonid Bershidsky on Bloomberg View…

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Is America having its own ‘Arab Spring’, complete with its own cruel ‘regime’ ?

by Rashmee

Posted on January 30, 2017


Read this sentence: “If Trump were an African dictator or Middle Eastern despot, a friendly …

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‘America, I sing you back’. Musings from a naturalized American in age of Trump

by Rashmee

Posted on August 10, 2016


As a naturalized American, I think it’s fair to say that one is deeply fearful …

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A poet savours the jumbled flavours of America’s July 4 immigrant picnics

by Rashmee

Posted on July 8, 2016


In this election year, the weekend after Independence Day may be a good time to …

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An urgent plea for Arabic-speaking (and reading) crew on all US flights

by Rashmee

Posted on May 9, 2016


I’m only half-serious about mandatory Arabic-speaking-and-reading crew on all flights in America, but the fear …

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How the world views America’s epidemic of gun violence: a chronic disease

by Rashmee

Posted on December 6, 2015


Imagine an alcoholic or a drug addict, who’s been overdosing on his/her poison, is weak …

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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