US needs a manufacturing renaissance rather than paying for computers with corn

by Rashmee

Posted on August 22, 2019


Here’s an interesting point made some little time ago by a former assistant professor of finance in the United States. It’s wrong to assert as is often the case that US output has risen while manufacturing jobs have declined. That piece, by Noah Smith, a Bloomberg View columnist, admittedly appeared well before the economic chaos wrought by … Continue reading “US needs a manufacturing renaissance rather than paying for computers with corn”

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What Singapore’s hijab-wearing first woman president tells us about that efficient city-state

by Rashmee

Posted on September 15, 2017


Speak to an Indian, a Brit or an American about Singapore and listen to them get all sniffy. “Great success story,” they will acknowledge, “but it’s not exactly democratic, is it?” The Indian, the Brit or the American may end their comment on Singapore with a question mark but depend on it, it’s not a question. … Continue reading “What Singapore’s hijab-wearing first woman president tells us about that efficient city-state”

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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