A more perfect union may be in sight for American labour

by Rashmee

Posted on February 2, 2021 / The National


Labour unions are back in the spotlight in the US and for all the right reasons. There are implications for organised workers’ movements everywhere, as well as for the call to rebalance the deepening divide between labour and capital. The resurgence goes beyond the obvious signals from America’s new administration. President Joe Biden has conspicuously … Continue reading “A more perfect union may be in sight for American labour”

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America’s corporate citizens want a role in governing public life

by Rashmee

Posted on January 19, 2021 / The National


Can big business help clean up America’s public square? It’s a question that matters enormously in the current context, as the US gets a new president while still wrestling with the insurrectionist impulses and polarisation promoted by the outgoing one. A fortnight after the rampage at the US Capitol in Washington, at least two dozen … Continue reading “America’s corporate citizens want a role in governing public life”

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Big business should be selling globalism if it knows what’s good for it

by Rashmee

Posted on July 15, 2019


In the context of Donald Trump’s vicious attacks on four Democratic Congresswomen for looking different, here’s an interesting idea promoted not too long ago by Michael R Strain (Twitter handle: @MichaelRStrain), director of economic policy studies and resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute. If big business wants to adopt a social cause, why not … Continue reading “Big business should be selling globalism if it knows what’s good for it”

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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