The G7 has returned to being a gentlemen’s club

by Rashmee

Posted on June 26, 2022


Today, leaders of some of the world’s biggest economies get together in the Bavarian Alps. …

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Britain’s local elections have national significance

by Rashmee

Posted on May 3, 2022


Fresh from helping organise a local elections hustings in my electoral ward, I can attest …

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Britain’s DIY-asylum for Ukrainian refugees has potential…and perils

by Rashmee

Posted on March 16, 2022


It was Keir Starmer’s Labour Party that called out the British government’s efforts on Ukrainian …

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The pandemic has made life harder for obituary writers

by Rashmee

Posted on February 7, 2022


The toll taken by the pandemic has made life rather difficult for obituary writers. Their …

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A moral vacuum…on either side of the English Channel?

by Rashmee

Posted on December 13, 2021


On either side of the English Channel, the debate is about a moral vaccum. In …

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Britain is not a captured state…yet

by Rashmee

Posted on November 8, 2021


Britain’s working week has begun on a dismal note. Or a grandly hopeful note on …

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The Nicki Minaj balls-up and her ‘schooldays with Maggie Thatcher’

by Rashmee

Posted on September 18, 2021


Politico’s ‘Declassified’ weekly column, advertises itself as looking at the lighter side of politics. They …

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Belarus is an example of the impotence of the ‘West’

by Rashmee

Posted on August 3, 2021


A Belarusian athlete at the Tokyo Olympics seeks refuge from going home. A Belarusian activist …

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How the world views Brexit Britain

by Rashmee

Posted on July 27, 2021 / The New European


Brexit and a risky Covid strategy means that the UK is the focus of close …

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Two years of Prime Minister Boris Johnson

by Rashmee

Posted on July 23, 2021


On July 24, Boris Johnson marks two years as prime minister, with the verdict of …

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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