Is this a Henry Ford $5-a-day moment for the 21st century?

by Rashmee

Posted on January 31, 2018


Could the news that three of America’s most influential companies will form an independent health care company to serve their employees in the United States be a game-changing moment? Could it be a Henry Ford momen? The benefits parallel of Ford’s 1914 decision to pay his employees $5.00 a day, over twice the average wage for automakers at … Continue reading “Is this a Henry Ford $5-a-day moment for the 21st century?”

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Naresh’s story says a lot about the Great Indian Metamorphosis – or lack thereof

by Rashmee

Posted on December 14, 2017


Naresh and I are roughly the same age and his family and mine have known each other for 40 years or a bit more. That’s where the commonalities stop. Naresh never had any of the advantages I did. As a young boy he had polio and always limped after that. His parents were poor, uneducated, … Continue reading “Naresh’s story says a lot about the Great Indian Metamorphosis – or lack thereof”

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Unknown knowns: The world can heal itself with Bjorn Lomborg’s prescriptions

by Rashmee

Posted on May 24, 2015


Once again, one has to hand it to Bjorn Lomborg. For his focused thought. His logic and reasoning. And above all, his common sense. And willingness to tell it like it is. Mr Lomborg (who has often featured in these blogs) is, of course, an adjunct professor at the Copenhagen Business School. He runs the … Continue reading “Unknown knowns: The world can heal itself with Bjorn Lomborg’s prescriptions”

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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