In the age of re-tweet rage, Mahatma Gandhi’s localism creed is relevant

by Rashmee

Posted on July 9, 2016


Do you recognize this feeling? “I’m outraged. I’m exhausted from being outraged. I can’t afford not to be outraged. It’s outrageous.” Ty Burr wrote those lines in the Boston Globe after a few hours of being Twitter-bombed with requests to share in the communal fury surrounding the following: “A) Donald Trump’s use of a Jewish … Continue reading “In the age of re-tweet rage, Mahatma Gandhi’s localism creed is relevant”

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Outrage industry as ludicrous as belief everything’s private

by Rashmee

Posted on June 13, 2015


Outrage is an industry. But we already knew that didn’t we? Not in the coherent way that Mary Katharine Ham and Guy Benson set out the case against the outrage culture in their new book ‘End of Discussion’. As Ramesh Ponnuru writes on Bloomberg, they cite well-known but poignant examples of the way the outrage … Continue reading “Outrage industry as ludicrous as belief everything’s private”

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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