Six decades after independence, Middle East still looking for growth model

by Rashmee

Posted on March 8, 2020 / The Arab Weekly


Though a large youthful population would normally be regarded an economic blessing, it’s become the bane of the MENA region. It’s been 75 years since World War II ended and the idea of decolonising the Middle East and North Africa began to gain ground but, while formal colonisation ended about six decades ago, the region … Continue reading “Six decades after independence, Middle East still looking for growth model”

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The FT’s tech editor wants to dump his WiFi speakers and return to an old amp and a few wires. Here’s why

by Rashmee

Posted on January 29, 2020


You want a perfect example of our unsustainable way of life, with consumption and waste built into the growth model? Read Chris Nuttall, the Financial Times’s technology editor. He recently described his travails with the speakers he has long used in his home wireless system. Mr Nuttall said he used to be in favour of … Continue reading “The FT’s tech editor wants to dump his WiFi speakers and return to an old amp and a few wires. Here’s why”

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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