Bhopal’s mass human tragedy and suffering continue to this day

by Rashmee

Posted on December 4, 2018 / The National


This week marks 34 years since the Bhopal gas disaster, an event that remains an unfolding tragedy for many because so little has been done since 1984 to alleviate the suffering of those who were poisoned or who lost loved ones. The massive leak of toxic methyl isocyanate gas from a pesticide plant in the … Continue reading “Bhopal’s mass human tragedy and suffering continue to this day”

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An obscure economic theorem can help explain why the Asian sweatshop is dying

by Rashmee

Posted on January 2, 2017


Remember the Stolper-Samuelson theorem? It pronounces on the relationship between trade and wages and was formulated in the 1940s by Harvard economists Wolfgang Stolper and Paul Samuelson. They argued that tariff removals can depress wages to the point that workers as a class suffer adverse effects. The stark message: globalization doesn’t always produce winners. The … Continue reading “An obscure economic theorem can help explain why the Asian sweatshop is dying”

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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