All that hasn’t happened in the hours since Trump incited violence against the US

by Rashmee

Posted on January 7, 2021


  The morning after Donald Trump led the American equivalent of Al Qaeda to war with 250 years of democratic process, the following tweet popped up in my feed. It is both funny and tragically true: https://twitter.com/emilyjodell/status/1347140902368677890 It reads as follows: “Should we let white men on planes now considering what happened yesterday, white male … Continue reading “All that hasn’t happened in the hours since Trump incited violence against the US”

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From ‘lock her up’ to ‘send her back’, Donald Trump’s evolution continues apace

by Rashmee

Posted on July 18, 2019


From ‘lock her up’ to ‘send her back’, Donald Trump’s political evolution continues apace. He has gone from misogynist would-be persecutor of a political rival to a racist, misogynist would-be persecutor of a political rival. On July 17, Mr Trump goaded a crowd at his rally in North Carolina to chant “send her back! send … Continue reading “From ‘lock her up’ to ‘send her back’, Donald Trump’s evolution continues apace”

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Corporate West embraces Ramadan but culturally it’s a work in progress

by Rashmee

Posted on May 5, 2019 / The Arab Weekly


A popular Washington restaurant signs on to a campaign to stay open longer or start serving meals two hours before dawn during Ramadan. British supermarkets run dozens of special Ramadan offers, not least Humza meat samosas and Haribo halal soft jelly bears. Ramadan chocolate calendars are for sale in the United States and the United … Continue reading “Corporate West embraces Ramadan but culturally it’s a work in progress”

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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