Tree-hugging pandemic therapy, home-delivered litter. What will governments do next?

by Rashmee

Posted on December 20, 2020


In August, this blog explored “unique” government jobs that push up against the category of weird. These include Puppy Webcam Guru, Professional sleeper and Chicago’s Census Cowboy. Well, now we’ll be looking at the weirdest government stories of the year, which is to say the strangest things done by officials at a federal, state or local … Continue reading “Tree-hugging pandemic therapy, home-delivered litter. What will governments do next?”

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Iceland may be about to elect its self-confessed Bernie Sanders. Here’s why we should care

by Rashmee

Posted on October 25, 2016


Hands up, those who knew Iceland goes to the polls on Saturday, October 29. Both hands up please if you knew that there’s a good chance it will elect the Pirate Party, whose leader Birgitta Jónsdóttir sees herself as Iceland’s Bernie Sanders and the sort of political free-thinker who would be happy to grant citizenship … Continue reading “Iceland may be about to elect its self-confessed Bernie Sanders. Here’s why we should care”

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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