Money talks. Mitch McConnell and corporate America’s First Amendment rights

by Rashmee

Posted on April 9, 2021


/ LANGUAGE I thought the Huffington Post offered the most succinct analysis of Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell’s call to corporations to stay out of politics. “Shut up and donate,” said HuffPo’s headline. The strap provided all the other context anyone might need: “Congress’ biggest defender of corporate political speech rights changes his tune.” Quite. … Continue reading “Money talks. Mitch McConnell and corporate America’s First Amendment rights”

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5 ways to tell that corporate America no longer thinks Trump is good for business

by Rashmee

Posted on November 2, 2020


It’s interesting to note the Financial Times’s US business editor’s assessment of corporate America’s view of the election and the choice between Donald Trump and Joe Biden. It’s breaking with Mr Trump, says Andrew Edgecliffe-Johnson, “there is a growing consensus in corporate America that Mr Trump is no longer good for business.” Can that really … Continue reading “5 ways to tell that corporate America no longer thinks Trump is good for business”

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Barclays CEO: A man who doesn’t see the future but is able to recognise when it is upon us

by Rashmee

Posted on April 29, 2020


I’m starting to wonder if the CEO of Barclays Bank is an exceedingly unusual man – someone who doesn’t see the future but is able to recognise when it is upon us. Today (April 29), Jes Staley said that the pandemic could permanently change the way banks do business and “the notion of putting 7,000 … Continue reading “Barclays CEO: A man who doesn’t see the future but is able to recognise when it is upon us”

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Corporate West embraces Ramadan but culturally it’s a work in progress

by Rashmee

Posted on May 5, 2019 / The Arab Weekly


A popular Washington restaurant signs on to a campaign to stay open longer or start serving meals two hours before dawn during Ramadan. British supermarkets run dozens of special Ramadan offers, not least Humza meat samosas and Haribo halal soft jelly bears. Ramadan chocolate calendars are for sale in the United States and the United … Continue reading “Corporate West embraces Ramadan but culturally it’s a work in progress”

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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