Look east…e-commerce is the new mail order and it has ‘Chinese characteristics’

by Rashmee

Posted on April 22, 2021


/IT’S THE BUSINESS In the before times, tourists in Chicago would be treated to a potted history of how the city led the world in terms of commerce. Nineteenth century commerce. So, there was Aaron Montgomery Ward of Chicago, who produced a mail order catalogue and built a successful business by removing the middleman, thereby … Continue reading “Look east…e-commerce is the new mail order and it has ‘Chinese characteristics’”

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The violence to come…as America unthinkingly cheers #DonaldTrump

by Rashmee

Posted on March 13, 2016


Earlier this month, Peter Beinart wrote a piece in ‘The Atlantic’. It was headlined “The Violence to Come” and the strapline read as follows: “With Donald Trump on the brink of the GOP nomination, America is hurtling toward a schism unlike anything since the 1960s.” Beinart said that the US was “headed toward a confrontation, … Continue reading “The violence to come…as America unthinkingly cheers #DonaldTrump”

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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