The gun control lobby could be a lot more powerful in the new Congress

by Rashmee

Posted on November 13, 2018 / The National


When country music’s biggest annual awards ceremony gets under way in Nashville, Tennessee, tomorrow, there …

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For a very brief moment, I saw a purpose in Donald Trump’s presidency

by Rashmee

Posted on March 2, 2018


For a moment, a very short one, I saw a purpose in Donald Trump’s presidency.…

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The Swiss rather like guns too but they haven’t had a mass shooting in 17 years

by Rashmee

Posted on February 21, 2018


Imagine a country in the western hemisphere where a referendum that calls for a national …

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The Florida shooting was just one more on a list already too long and bloody

by Rashmee

Posted on February 20, 2018 / The National


What could possibly be new or different about the aftermath of the Valentine’s Day school …

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A Martian visiting Earth would have thought ‘mental health’ killed those Florida students

by Rashmee

Posted on February 17, 2018


Had you not known it was a school shooting, President Trump’s televised address to …

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Trump’s State of the Union address marks a deeply troubling back story to the narrative of American strength and success

by Rashmee

Posted on January 30, 2018 / The National


Donald Trump’s first State of the Union address is billed as a follow-through on his …

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Is the US gun epidemic becoming one of the world’s ‘forgotten conflicts’?

by Rashmee

Posted on January 25, 2018


Is the US gun epidemic becoming one of the world’s ‘forgotten conflicts’? Is it becoming …

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Spot the difference: Haitians believe God kills, not germs. For Americans, it’s God not guns

by Rashmee

Posted on October 4, 2017


  Before I went to Haiti, my Kreyol instructor gave our class a valuable lesson …

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In America, pro-ISIS digital content is a crime, pro-gun pronouncements a right

by Rashmee

Posted on July 22, 2016


Harvard law professor Noah Feldman asks a deeply troubling question in his Bloomberg View piece. …

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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