The G20 meets, a shadow of itself, the smell of death upon it

by Rashmee

Posted on November 30, 2018


Today (Friday, November 30), the G20 summit convenes, 10 years after its debut as a leaders’ confab. [When it was set up in 1999 the G20 was a forum for finance chiefs and central bankers from economies representing some two-thirds of the world’s population and 85 per cent of global output. It became a leaders’ … Continue reading “The G20 meets, a shadow of itself, the smell of death upon it”

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The Saudi paradox: Hollywood-watching millennials a world apart from the world

by Rashmee

Posted on October 23, 2018


Here’s a snapshot of Saudis who support Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman: “young and urban, the kind of people who represent the core of support for Mohammed’s Vision 2030 program of social and economic restructuring, which has included allowing women to drive for the first time, introducing cinemas and other entertainment, and creating more jobs. … Continue reading “The Saudi paradox: Hollywood-watching millennials a world apart from the world”

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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