‘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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Jo Cox’s murder: Is UK’s gentle egg-throwing culture of dissent dead?

by Rashmee

Posted on June 17, 2016


After the murder of Labour MP Jo Cox at the hands of a man allegedly …

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Is it really just a short distance from Theresa May to The Sun’s Ally Ross?

by Rashmee

Posted on October 10, 2015


To paraphrase UK prime minister David Cameron, “Britain and ‘The Sun’ are not the same …

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Corbynomics & quantitive easing: ‘Twas Pat Moynihan who got there first

by Rashmee

Posted on August 26, 2015


Indians of a certain age (or with excellent memories) will remember Daniel Patrick Moynihan mainly …

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Donald Trump’s nativist bandwagon: Would he throw someone like me off?

by Rashmee

Posted on August 25, 2015


Listen carefully to the Americans around you. The ones who are American by blood – …

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Unknown knowns: Rishi Sunak, MP, & Richmond’s many words for ‘racism’

by Rashmee

Posted on May 9, 2015


Somewhat unnoticed in the hubbub of the British election, has been the Conservative Party’s sincere …

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Editing DNA will be as significant for us as vaccines to our granddads

by Rashmee

Posted on March 10, 2015


“Engineering the perfect baby,” screams the headline in Technology Review. It’s their “featured story” …

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We need our own Rosetta Stone to transmit our civilization to the future

by Rashmee

Posted on January 25, 2015


We need our own Rosetta Stone to transmit our civilization to those who come after …

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The Rosetta Stone was the time machine by which ancient Egypt reached us

by Rashmee

Posted on January 24, 2015


Walk like an Egyptian, just don’t do what they did about cultural preservation. Or what …

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The peculiar joys of Indian English: He’s not on his seat, your good name?

by Rashmee

Posted on January 21, 2015


It’s always easy to make fun of the way certain countries speak a foreign language …

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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