The end of history? When the US renews Russia’s social democratic experiment

by Rashmee

Posted on August 10, 2019


Mexico’s former foreign minister Jorge Castaneda recently wrote a piece that has be one of the most insightful commentaries on our changing world. Mr Castaneda, who’s currently a professor at New York University, mused on the political change that’s coming to America. That’s not about Donald Trump but about something far far bigger. It’s about … Continue reading “The end of history? When the US renews Russia’s social democratic experiment”

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UK PM’s antidote to globalisation? An international jobs scheme in Ethiopia

by Rashmee

Posted on October 1, 2016


The British prime minister has spoken up on behalf of “too many of those men and women” who’re feeling the after effects of globalization. Its increasing pace, Theresa May told the UN a few days ago, has left these people “feeling left behind.” In the same breath, she offered tepid support for international organisations such … Continue reading “UK PM’s antidote to globalisation? An international jobs scheme in Ethiopia”

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Could General Electric’s decision on Glocalization serve as Globalization 2.0?

by Rashmee

Posted on September 5, 2016


Economics pundit Robert J. Samuelson recently deplored a speech by the head of General Electric that promised the American multi-nation was determined to “localize production”. Jeffrey Immelt of GE noted that “globalization was being attacked as never before”, in the US and elsewhere, American presidential candidates were taking a protectionist stance, and that it was … Continue reading “Could General Electric’s decision on Glocalization serve as Globalization 2.0?”

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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