Is it sexist to ask a potential employee their plans? Only if it’s a young-ish woman it seems

by Rashmee

Posted on August 3, 2017


Is it sexist to ask a potential employee their plans for the future? Yes, if it’s a woman of child-bearing age, which sounds really quite bananas if you think about it. Bananas because having children does affect women more than men – physically and in terms of time off. So in one sense, it’s entirely … Continue reading “Is it sexist to ask a potential employee their plans? Only if it’s a young-ish woman it seems”

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Nonsense, Hillary Clinton’s likeability gap isn’t a sign of mass misogyny

by Rashmee

Posted on October 13, 2015


The things that politicians do, to convince people they’re nice. Really nice. Inside. Consider Hillary Clinton. She recently appeared in a Saturday Night Live skit as a bartender, dispensing drinks and mindless chatter to a fake version of herself (played by Kate McKinnon). Mrs Clinton and her team seem to have identified the likeability gap as crucial … Continue reading “Nonsense, Hillary Clinton’s likeability gap isn’t a sign of mass misogyny”

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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