How much will the EU’s ‘historic’ new deal change life in Europe?

by Rashmee

Posted on July 26, 2020 / The National


For the first time in nearly seven decades of Europe’s union, the 27-member bloc is prepared to jointly raise billions of euros on the capital markets. It is rare for European solidarity to go beyond declarations of shared values, the thicket of common regulations, cluster of continent-wide institutions and the more partial 19-country eurozone. The … Continue reading “How much will the EU’s ‘historic’ new deal change life in Europe?”

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Why does the US have to pay more than other countries to borrow money?

by Rashmee

Posted on April 12, 2017


Here’s a funny thing. America, the richest country in the world and the only superpower, pays more to borrow money than Germany, Britain, France. The US is even paying more than Italy and Spain, one half of the so-called “PIIGS”, southern Europe’s troubled economies. (PIGS was the ingenious term used by  the financial markets to refer … Continue reading “Why does the US have to pay more than other countries to borrow money?”

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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