Davos was meatless yesterday. It probably wasn’t entirely a gimmick

by Rashmee

Posted on January 23, 2020


  My recent Swissair flight to Jerusalem served three kinds of meals: vegetarian, kosher and Hindu. The last two needed to be ordered ahead. If you didn’t, you got the standard meal, which was vegetarian. (So were the kosher and Hindu meals, which were only distinct in the special method of preparation or the distinct … Continue reading “Davos was meatless yesterday. It probably wasn’t entirely a gimmick”

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The Davos pecking order – is brutal, effective, and cynical

by Rashmee

Posted on January 22, 2020


Shock, horror, Davos has a pecking order. The Alpine hothouse that hosts the global elite for four days every January at the World Economic Forum (WEF) classifies attendees. From level 1 through to 7, everyone visiting the magic mountain has a slot. Or, I guess, a level of perceived importance to the WEF. My former … Continue reading “The Davos pecking order – is brutal, effective, and cynical”

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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