It’s not about ‘will’. Can Joe Biden succeed as president?

by Rashmee

Posted on January 29, 2021


Here are the two questions everyone’s asking: ** Will Joe Biden succeed as America’s 46th …

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Horsing around and exhortations: World to Biden’s America

by Rashmee

Posted on January 28, 2021


In the blissfully quiet first week of Joe Biden’s presidency, there’s been a lot of …

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Davos is in lockdown, complete with its crystal ball

by Rashmee

Posted on January 26, 2021


This is the week the World Economic Forum (WEF), normally held in the Alpine surrounds …

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Like an abused partner, the BBC still trails tearfully after Mr Trump

by Rashmee

Posted on January 22, 2021


The BBC was at it on Inauguration Day. Joe Biden’s Inauguration Day. ‘Newsnight’, the BBC’s …

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Hubris and humility: Remembering Ozymandias, ‘that colossal wreck’

by Rashmee

Posted on January 21, 2021


Just the other day Donald Trump was likened to Ozymandias, the Greek name for the …

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Slash and burn: Trump’s pyromaniac foreign policy moves on his way out

by Rashmee

Posted on January 20, 2021


Until the end, Donald Trump has remained true to himself (as well as the most …

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America’s corporate citizens want a role in governing public life

by Rashmee

Posted on January 19, 2021 / The National


Can big business help clean up America’s public square? It’s a question that matters enormously …

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MAGA: In Trumpspeak, an aspirational euphemism for Republicanism?

by Rashmee

Posted on January 18, 2021


This is the last week that we need to invest Donald Trump’s pronouncements with the …

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1/6, 9/11 and the threat of terrorism

by Rashmee

Posted on January 17, 2021


Could 1/6, the day of the Trump-incited US  Capitol siege, be the harbinger of …

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#CoupKluxKlan. The headline that said it all came from India

by Rashmee

Posted on January 15, 2021


The nuanced way the world understood Donald Trump’s racially charged call to a mob to …

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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