How to read Trump’s threat to bring the army on to America’s streets

by Rashmee

Posted on June 2, 2020 / The Focus


It was Peter Thiel, Donald Trump’s only Silicon Valley supporter before the 2016 US presidential election, who had the best, most insightful line on the property magnate turned politician. The media, said Thiel, takes Trump literally, not seriously. Instead, they should take him seriously, not literally. It’s a distinction without a difference now the US … Continue reading “How to read Trump’s threat to bring the army on to America’s streets”

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25 years ago today, the Soviet Union disappeared. Watch what’s coming in its place

by Rashmee

Posted on December 26, 2016


Today, 25 years ago, the Soviet Union officially became a relic of history. Its hammer and sickle flag was lowered one last time outside the Kremlin at 7:32 p.m. Russia’s red, white and blue flag went up in its place. It was a sudden, ignominious end for the Soviet Union that had lasted nearly 70 … Continue reading “25 years ago today, the Soviet Union disappeared. Watch what’s coming in its place”

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Take Trump’s ‘America First’ world view seriously. And literally. He’s said this 30 years

by Rashmee

Posted on November 14, 2016


It was Peter Thiel, Donald Trump’s only Silicon Valley supporter before the election, who had the best, most insightful line on the property magnate turned politician. The media, said Mr Thiel, takes Donald Trump literally, not seriously. Instead, they should take him seriously, not literally. That is spot on. We should be taking Mr Trump’s … Continue reading “Take Trump’s ‘America First’ world view seriously. And literally. He’s said this 30 years”

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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