Orban’s Hungary is now guru to the American right

by Rashmee

Posted on August 7, 2021


On Saturday, August 7, Tucker Carlson speaks at the MCC Feszt, a festival organized to …

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Voters reward Boris but what about the fog of Brexit Newspeak?

by Rashmee

Posted on May 14, 2021


/ LANGUAGE The May 6 elections in England showed something interesting. People want to be …

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Brexit Newspeak: End of free movement of people is ‘freedom’

by Rashmee

Posted on February 5, 2021


/ LANGUAGE January 1 was the first day that new (supposedly more free and therefore, …

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Reading George Orwell can help us understand Boris Johnson

by Rashmee

Posted on June 16, 2020 / The Focus


In 1946, a year before the British were forced to grant India its independence, George …

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What Orwell would have made of ‘social distancing’

by Rashmee

Posted on April 18, 2020


On April 15, Denmark became the first in Europe to relax restrictions on education and …

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Cometh the hour, cometh the growth opportunity

by Rashmee

Posted on March 20, 2020


Three sectors are flourishing in the age of the novel coronavirus, Covid-19: New words and …

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Cometh the hour, cometh the words that will go viral

by Rashmee

Posted on March 17, 2020


Once upon a time, it was Brexit that added new words to the dictionary. “Brexit” …

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Fear of the ‘other’ causes ructions in Britain and Norway

by Rashmee

Posted on January 26, 2020 / The Arab Weekly


Certain groups of people are being dehumanised and cast as the “other” because of fear. …

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In Turkey, an ominous question: Can war ever be good for public health?

by Rashmee

Posted on February 4, 2018 / The Arab Weekly


Can war ever be good for public health? It’s a ludicrous question when the horrendous …

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As Orwell said in ‘Homage to Catalonia’, hard to be sure about anything but what you’ve seen

by Rashmee

Posted on October 2, 2017


  After the events of Sunday (October 1) in Catalonia, it may be worthwhile 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