The age of trade blocs? No, probably just Trump-blocks

by Rashmee

Posted on June 14, 2019


Change is the only reliable constant and so it is with global trade. For more …

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War on expertise means people just don’t believe facts on free trade and more

by Rashmee

Posted on July 21, 2018


The benefits of free trade. The effects of climate change. The protections afforded by vaccination.…

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Will the trade war really be Trump’s Afghanistan?

by Rashmee

Posted on July 7, 2018


In March, some eight weeks before the trade war, Adam Posen wrote a piece arguing …

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Trump of all people should know that corporate patriotism is neither natural nor desirable

by Rashmee

Posted on July 4, 2018 / The National


US President Donald Trump is not the first politician to fulminate about the need for …

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Mr Trump may be America’s Ambien

by Rashmee

Posted on July 3, 2018


Donald Trump is really, really good for world trade, just not for that with the …

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Is economic patriotism a good idea? Sometimes, only sometimes

by Rashmee

Posted on March 21, 2018


  Is economic patriotism a good idea? Sometimes, but not when there’s nothing but flag-waving …

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Trump popcorn mix and the nor’easter from North Korea

by Rashmee

Posted on March 9, 2018


Who would’ve thought the nor’easter forecast for Washington, D.C. would be straight from North Korea?…

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This Fourth of July, America has a message in its inbox from much of the world

by Rashmee

Posted on July 4, 2017


It started three days after the Pew Research Centre poll that showed Donald Trump’s startling …

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Will the ‘China solution’ answer the world’s woes?

by Rashmee

Posted on April 6, 2017 / The National


The leaders of America and China — the world’s two largest economies — meet today …

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Banning electronic devices: Security or economic protectionism?

by Rashmee

Posted on March 26, 2017 / The Arab Weekly


Is the Trump administra­tion’s new travel ban — not on people flying out of the …

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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