Knees, guns and votes: US race relations in 3 words

by Rashmee

Posted on September 9, 2020 / The National


Race relations can be a fraught subject anywhere but especially so in the US right …

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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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A diverse group of Americans literally just voted for their lives

by Rashmee

Posted on November 10, 2018


  A handy statistic: At least 17 newly elected US Congressmen and women back stricter …

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In Pakistan, teens are at risk from Taliban. In US, from the guns their leaders protect

by Rashmee

Posted on February 16, 2018


  Listening to the shocked tearful accounts of teenage survivors of the latest school shooting …

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After Jo Cox’s murder let’s pause & ask ourselves: Can words become weapons?

by Rashmee

Posted on June 18, 2016


The British police are yet to conclusively pronounce on the motivation for MP Jo Cox’s …

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Jo Cox’s murder: Is UK’s gentle egg-throwing culture of dissent dead?

by Rashmee

Posted on June 17, 2016


After the murder of Labour MP Jo Cox at the hands of a man allegedly …

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2 extremisms caused Orlando shooting: Omar Mateen’s & the gun lobby

by Rashmee

Posted on June 13, 2016


Sometimes, it is Twitter that provides the right response to a public event marked by …

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How the world views America’s epidemic of gun violence: a chronic disease

by Rashmee

Posted on December 6, 2015


Imagine an alcoholic or a drug addict, who’s been overdosing on his/her poison, is weak …

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Buy a gun at Walmart but not a bottle of wine

by Rashmee

Posted on December 16, 2012


Here, for what it’s worth, is my America-and-guns story. Arriving in this country from 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