From Bill Clinton to Joe Biden, America’s climate story is one of dizzying change

by Rashmee

Posted on May 8, 2021


/ FAITH, HOPE… Enough time has elapsed since Joe Biden’s April 22 climate summit for …

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What might the big Biden controversy be? White French cuffs?

by Rashmee

Posted on March 23, 2021


/ POLITICS & AMERICA As usual, Ed Luce of the Financial Times put it best…

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Slash and burn: Trump’s pyromaniac foreign policy moves on his way out

by Rashmee

Posted on January 20, 2021


Until the end, Donald Trump has remained true to himself (as well as the most …

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America then and now through the actions of one company, Airbnb

by Rashmee

Posted on January 14, 2021


It was Morning Brew, the smartest and sassiest business newsletter in the world, that …

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How will Joe Biden deal with the foreign policy ‘hinge’?

by Rashmee

Posted on December 3, 2020


Henry Kissinger called America’s indecision between its values and its interests the “hinge”. Rightly so. …

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Bolsonaro sheds crocodile tears for Trump. Don’t cry for him, Brazil

by Rashmee

Posted on November 23, 2020


Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro’s public truculence about dealing with a new US president who is …

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Georgia on our collective, climate-conscious mind

by Rashmee

Posted on November 16, 2020


President Joe Biden will be in office, come one-minute past noon on January 20. The …

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Now, for that other major election – in Myanmar

by Rashmee

Posted on November 8, 2020


Today, Myanmar goes to the polls for only the second time in a decade. Roughly …

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In America, the usual suspects start to vote in-person

by Rashmee

Posted on October 20, 2020


In-person voting starts in Wisconsin, Hawaii and Utah on October 20. Only one should have …

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Kamala Harris and the complexity of racial identity

by Rashmee

Posted on August 25, 2020 / The National


Harris’s birth certificate alone illustrates the problem of rigid binary notions around identity in the …

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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