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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Climate refugees is not a new term but get used to hearing it more often

by Rashmee

Posted on September 22, 2020 / The National


This is officially Climate Week and it’s brought to the world by the United Nations …

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How a new multilateralism is emerging from summits and crises

by Rashmee

Posted on August 27, 2019 / The National


The freshly concluded Group of Seven summit in Biarritz and the fires raging through the …

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What’s on BRICS’ collective mind?

by Rashmee

Posted on July 25, 2019


Today (July 25th) and tomorrow, foreign ministers of the BRICS countries meet in …

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Trump & Trump of the Tropics: Maliciousness towards minorities and misogyny are a limited bond

by Rashmee

Posted on March 20, 2019


Donald Trump has just met (on March 19) the so-called ‘Trump of the Tropics’, Brazil’s …

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The ‘Trump of the Tropics’ takes office & his guru spouts off. Happy New Year

by Rashmee

Posted on December 31, 2018


Tomorrow, January 1, the ‘Trump of the Tropics’ takes office as president of Brazil. Much …

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Concidisti populos nasum tuum. Brazil’s Bolsonaro spitefully cuts off his (& the poor’s) nose

by Rashmee

Posted on November 16, 2018


Is there anything more silly than Brazilian president-elect Jair Bolsonaro provoking Cuba to withdraw its …

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Nick Clegg is right. Even Bhutan’s fledgling politics feels baleful effects of tech

by Rashmee

Posted on October 22, 2018


After he took a job with Facebook, former UK deputy prime minister Nick Clegg explained …

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Brazil and the continuing worldwide attack on ‘mutual toleration’

by Rashmee

Posted on October 9, 2018


  There is a paragraph in political scientist Robert Muggah’s piece about Brazil that seems …

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Will Brazil update the coup to reflect 21st century democratic values?

by Rashmee

Posted on June 5, 2018


Something is brewing in Brazil and it isn’t a traditional coup, reports Brian Winter, editor-in-chief …

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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