James Carville on ‘wokeness’ and the Democrats’ ‘messaging problem’

by Rashmee

Posted on July 14, 2021


/ LANGUAGE The woke agenda keeps James Carville, Bill Clinton’s former election manage, awake at …

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The terrible truths about politics and power in America

by Rashmee

Posted on March 25, 2021


/IT’S THE BUSINESS  For those who don’t know about ‘Popular Information’, it’s a newsletter that …

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Even the US doesn’t have a ‘magic money tree’

by Rashmee

Posted on January 3, 2021


  I never thought I’d say these words, but here goes: I agree with Mitch …

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Two ways to think as US election day stretches into the weekend

by Rashmee

Posted on November 6, 2020


  As we wait for US election day to finally end (72, 96 or however …

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Trump and the lucky man syndrome

by Rashmee

Posted on February 19, 2020


Everyone’s marvelling at Donald J Trump. He may dissemble, lie, cheat, bully, blunder, but he …

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Trump or not, it’s Washington’s way or Huawei

by Rashmee

Posted on February 18, 2020


If there’s anything that the Munich Security Conference cleared up, it’s this: Donald Trump or …

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Trump may be the ‘Teflon president’ but there are limits even to non-stick surfaces

by Rashmee

Posted on November 22, 2019


Donald Trump took the politics of no-limits and no-shame into prime time. Until 2015, the …

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Yesterday marked the one-year countdown to US election day. So, how are the Democrats doing?

by Rashmee

Posted on November 4, 2019


  In 364 days, the US goes to the polls to vote in the most …

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Can the Democrats explain the whistleblower issue in a way ordinary Americans can understand?

by Rashmee

Posted on September 21, 2019


I’m not sure, is the short answer. I’m not sure the Democrats can explain the …

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It’s not polarisation that makes houses of US Congress move differently

by Rashmee

Posted on November 5, 2018


Those who aren’t American – or don’t care about American politics – might wonder why …

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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