Saturday rearview: Reset on capitalism, protests everywhere, the ‘Love Actually’ election

by Rashmee

Posted on December 14, 2019


In a week crammed with a British election and the first round of peace talks between Russia and Ukraine in Paris, here’s what I thought most interesting. ** In The National, I looked at the need for a reset on capitalism. “It has been 130 years since Andrew Carnegie wrote The Gospel of Wealth, an … Continue reading “Saturday rearview: Reset on capitalism, protests everywhere, the ‘Love Actually’ election”

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Today, Britain’s ‘Love Actually’ election happens

by Rashmee

Posted on December 12, 2019


The only reason to describe this bad tempered and polarising contest as a ‘Love Actually’ election is because of Hugh Grant. The actor, who famously played a prime minister going door to door in ‘Love Actually’, has campaigned hard for Remain candidates  in at least four different London-area constituencies. Mr Grant has been unusual in not campaigning … Continue reading “Today, Britain’s ‘Love Actually’ election happens”

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The UK’s general election is the most unpredictable in a generation

by Rashmee

Posted on October 31, 2019 / Quartz


Britain will vote on December 12, the first election in that month since 1923, the third in four years, and a contest that is likely to be the most unpredictable in a generation. There are two main reasons for this: an increasingly fickle electorate, and someone election strategists are calling “Workington Man.” The term appears … Continue reading “The UK’s general election is the most unpredictable in a generation”

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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