Counting down on exactly two years of Covid 19

by Rashmee

Posted on December 8, 2021


Two years ago today (December 8), the disease we now know as Covid-19 manifested itself …

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Biden should have called Trump out as Covid’s Typhoid Mary

by Rashmee

Posted on December 7, 2021


I have to say I agree with Jamelle Bouie (paywall): Joe Biden was wrong not …

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Governments should mark World Food Day every day

by Rashmee

Posted on October 18, 2021


The second World Food Day under a deadly pandemic has come and gone (on Saturday, …

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The pandemic was a force of nature. Britain’s pingdemic is a farce of human nature

by Rashmee

Posted on July 19, 2021


/ BLIMEY BLIGHTY Britain is dealing with a pingdemic with an app advising people with …

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What’s happening in Haiti?

by Rashmee

Posted on July 13, 2021 / open Democracy


The 7 July assassination of the country’s president, Jovenel Moïse, has thrown the country into …

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The global south needs rich countries to be committed on vaccines

by Rashmee

Posted on May 27, 2021


/IT’S THE BUSINESS If there is anything more callous and cynical than Germany and France’s …

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What’s a cautious hug? It depends on where in Britain you are

by Rashmee

Posted on May 17, 2021


/ BLIMEY BLIGHTY From today, May 17, Covid-19 rules across Britain will be a patchwork …

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How to pandemic-proof a Hindu (or any other) pilgrimage

by Rashmee

Posted on April 24, 2021


/ FAITH, HOPE… One of my grandmothers died after contracting small pox at the Kumbh …

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Reflections after a year as a volunteer in pandemic-hit Britain…

by Rashmee

Posted on April 12, 2021


/ BLIMEY BLIGHTY Sunday, April 11 marked one year of constant volunteering on my part. …

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America’s bad news bias is a feature not a bug

by Rashmee

Posted on April 6, 2021


/ POLITICS & AMERICA Bad news bias is not breaking news. Recently published research by …

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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