There’s a global debate about ‘do we belong’

by Rashmee

Posted on March 2, 2017 / The National


After an Indian engineer was shot dead in the United States for, as his white American assailant said: “looking Middle Eastern”, the grieving widow asked a question of 21st century America: “Do we belong?” She meant the following: do people such as her and her late husband — educated, law-abiding foreigners with the legal right to live … Continue reading “There’s a global debate about ‘do we belong’”

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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 about the state of the US right now. It’s also fair to record the difficulty of explaining to a lot of puzzled people in many places that the US is not really a bigoted country (Donald Trump and his supporters … Continue reading “‘America, I sing you back’. Musings from a naturalized American in age of Trump”

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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