Brexit: Were Britain’s discontented like Haiti’s ceaseless protestors?

by Rashmee

Posted on July 29, 2016


In the hours after the Brexit result I was reminded most strongly of The Economist …

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The world since last Wednesday. Do you feel events have speeded up in 2016?

by Rashmee

Posted on July 26, 2016


It may seem as if a lot of significant things are happening very fast but …

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M&M’s. May and Merkel. The British and German leaders are natural adversaries

by Rashmee

Posted on July 15, 2016


They might be called Mrs Europe and Mrs Brexit. Angela Merkel, Germany’s long-serving Chancellor, is …

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Boris-exit & Brexit: A sign political science should rightly be called art?

by Rashmee

Posted on July 2, 2016


Harvard professor and former US Treasury Secretary Larry Summers believes so. “After Brexit, Trump…

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#Borexit: Till he shouted ‘pip pip’, Boris Johnson was a ‘Gentleman Hack’

by Rashmee

Posted on July 1, 2016


Till he shouted toodledoo like a character in a Wodehouse novel and rushed out off …

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#Brexit shows the perils of politicians passing the buck to the public

by Rashmee

Posted on June 28, 2016


Could the British parliament make the big decision? Is it required to do so? Yes, …

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#Brexit: Mujahideen gallows humour & Egypt’s Bassem Youssef on empire

by Rashmee

Posted on June 27, 2016


Here’s a post-Brexit message from one radical Islamist to another. Transmitted via Telegram, a cloud…

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‘Super-Singapore’? The Day Two Brexit story for those who voted ‘Remain’

by Rashmee

Posted on June 25, 2016


Back in February, when Brexit was still a distant absurdity, Markus Kerber, head of the …

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Brexit sits well with those who want to build walls. Trump. Marine Le Pen

by Rashmee

Posted on June 24, 2016


Brexit accords with those who want to build walls. The far-righters are in full cry.  …

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Right and wrong. Does political correctness need to be correctly re-labelled?

by Rashmee

Posted on June 21, 2016


So here’s the question: what might be a suitable name for political correctness? What would …

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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