Can the WTO hit the reset button on global trade?

by Rashmee

Posted on November 18, 2020 / The National


While the world’s eyes were fixed on the US presidential election, another consequential, if …

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Qatar’s 2017 airlift of cows in the context of the coronavirus-induced backlash against globalisation

by Rashmee

Posted on May 26, 2020


When analysts write about a coronavirus-induced backlash against globalisation and its sprawling supply chains, I …

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The Covid-19 pathogen has now invaded at least 47 nations and it’s a pandemic of fear

by Rashmee

Posted on February 27, 2020


So the Covid-19 pathogen has now invaded at least 47 nations but it’s not a …

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Big business should be selling globalism if it knows what’s good for it

by Rashmee

Posted on July 15, 2019


In the context of Donald Trump’s vicious attacks on four Democratic Congresswomen for looking different, …

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Populism will stay in America, no matter if Trump does so in the White House or not

by Rashmee

Posted on February 11, 2019


Four years or eight, don’t look to Donald Trump’s exit from the White House to …

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US no-shows mean advantage China at this year’s Davos?

by Rashmee

Posted on January 22, 2019


The elite descend on Davos, Switzerland, for the World Economic Forum, and it may well …

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Nordic model is answer to rich world’s howl of fury about globalisation

by Rashmee

Posted on November 6, 2018


In 2005, economics professor Joseph Stiglitz wrote a book titled ‘Globalization and Its Discontents’. It …

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Football could be the great equaliser when it comes to the wealth of nations

by Rashmee

Posted on June 20, 2018 / The National


Even for those of us who are not football fans, the World Cup in Russia …

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Grievance economics versus globalisation

by Rashmee

Posted on November 15, 2017 / The National


  Back in the 10th century, the Baghdad-born traveller Al Masudi wrote about China, its …

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Will China be able to stimulate global trade?

by Rashmee

Posted on May 18, 2017 / The National


As China formally launched the largest infrastructure development programme the world has ever seen, the …

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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